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Old 11-23-2007, 09:37 PM
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I live in a neighbored out in the country. I would say about 15-20 houses in the culdesac. I own about 3 acres behind me but have a 30 x 30 4 foot high fenced in yard to keep the dogs in. I see deer all the time in and out of the neighborhood. I have been in the woods behind me and found some scrapes so I know there is a buck or two around. Also, a guy I work with in the neighborhood said he has seen some good ones. Well, about 9 tonight while I was gone on an errand my wife said she saw about a 7 point buck with a doe IN THE BACKYARD INSIDE THE FENCE!! Well, my question is...if I was home....take him or not? I would say no....I will be in the woods coming up in the next few days...trying to find him....
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Old 11-24-2007, 06:44 AM
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9:00 at night would be very illegal.
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Old 11-24-2007, 07:05 AM
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You would have to check you local hunting laws to see if it's legal. Here you have to be so many feet from a dwelling, street or building in order to hunt. If your neighbors are closer than that you would be commiting a crime and they could turn you in if they wanted.

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Old 11-24-2007, 09:33 AM
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ya you might be able to shoot a bow but a rifle...........NO........besides you would be spotlighting which is also illegal and its only a 7 pt. how much mass....not worth being put in jail
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Old 11-24-2007, 10:34 AM
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not worth it. its not hunter etiquette either. plz dont do it.
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Old 11-24-2007, 09:29 PM
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No worries.....wasn't planning on shooting him....
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Old 11-24-2007, 10:08 PM
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In MI you must be 450 ft from any dwelling for any kind of hunting unless you have written permission from owner. I dont think I would shoot from the bathroom window, but a stand just past the back yard is fine. I have 11.5 acres and i've got blind 65 yards from my back deck! As deer adapt to the urban enviroment, the hunter must adapt to the deer.
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