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#3073252 - 12/10/12 07:04 PM Re: Should TN Go to All Weapons Season? [Re: Kirk]
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I use to bow hunt a lot in the 80's and 90's. Then I got on a MZ kick and used it exclusively during rifle season. Now I am back to just hunting with whatever strikes my fancy that day.

I have a recurve, compound and a crossbow. I use them all during archery season.

If center fire rifle was allowed during "archery' season I would use it if I was on a big buck.
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#3073254 - 12/10/12 07:05 PM Re: Should TN Go to All Weapons Season? [Re: BSK]
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Gun hunters put more pressure on the deer then bow hunter's. There are more of them. So if you take away the month of bow season it is a disadvantage for the bow hunters. Because the deer are more skittish and way more pressured.
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#3073264 - 12/10/12 07:13 PM Re: Should TN Go to All Weapons Season? [Re: BSK]
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 Originally Posted By: BSK
 Originally Posted By: Master Chief
I remember you mentioning you had a smart-a side when it came to elitists in the thread thanking you for everything you do, I didn't believe you.. now I do \:D


Welcome to the world of BSK the a-hole!

Notice how many of the old-timers on this site don't even bother to respond to me? They know I'm just in "rile the newbies" mode.


Some of us old timers help where we can...what was that guys name that was on here and always the a-hole...I kinda miss those days!


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#3073481 - 12/10/12 08:59 PM Re: Should TN Go to All Weapons Season? [Re: Coach]
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I do believe that if TN allowed all weapons starting Octobber 1st the fields and woods would be shot to pieces.
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#3073552 - 12/10/12 09:41 PM Re: Should TN Go to All Weapons Season? [Re: UTGrad]
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Doesn't Georgia open its "all weapons" season in October?
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#3073852 - 12/11/12 07:37 AM Re: Should TN Go to All Weapons Season? [Re: deerhunter10]
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 Originally Posted By: deerhunter10
Gun hunters put more pressure on the deer then bow hunter's. There are more of them. So if you take away the month of bow season it is a disadvantage for the bow hunters. Because the deer are more skittish and way more pressured.


Yes, more hunters does put more pressure on the deer, which would be a disadvantage to those who currently bow hunt. But who cares, beyond those bow hunters? They have no special right to hunt less pressured deer.

If it would do no harm to the deer population, open that part of the season up to everybody. That provides more hunting opportunty to far more people than it would harm (bow hunters are a minority of hunters).
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#3073855 - 12/11/12 07:38 AM Re: Should TN Go to All Weapons Season? [Re: Wes Parrish]
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 Originally Posted By: Wes Parrish
Doesn't Georgia open its "all weapons" season in October?


In parts of South Carolina, gun season open September 1.
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#3073955 - 12/11/12 08:55 AM Re: Should TN Go to All Weapons Season? [Re: BSK]
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Granted they are the minority but can the person complaining about not having that month to hunt go buy a bow and hunt? Yes they can. Plus all of the other problems it would cause. Licenses would go up, hunting industry would go down in tn. All of the archery shops that would most likely go out of business. I think it would cause much more trouble then it would please people going to it.
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#3074077 - 12/11/12 10:32 AM Re: Should TN Go to All Weapons Season? [Re: deerhunter10]
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I say to let the Bow hunters have/keep October! I wouldn't sit out there in the ticks, snakes, mosquitoes, poison oak/ivy, etc. wiping sweat for the biggest buck in TN. \:\)
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#3074108 - 12/11/12 10:48 AM Re: Should TN Go to All Weapons Season? [Re: deerhunter10]
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 Originally Posted By: deerhunter10
Granted they are the minority but can the person complaining about not having that month to hunt go buy a bow and hunt? Yes they can.


But you want to hunt with a bow. What if others don't? If a long all-weapons season would do no harm to the deer herd, why not implement it? That gives the maximum number of hunters the maximum hunting opportunities. That sounds like the best deal going to me. Every hunter gets the same number of hunting days with their weapon of choice. THAT is fair.
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