Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 2 12>
Topic Options
#3100709 - 12/29/12 09:12 PM shotguns??
volunteer1
4 Point


Registered: 10/02/12
Posts: 324
Loc: east tn

Offline
Are you allowed to use a shotgun during the muzzleloader and/or rifle season? Over the years I have killed deer with rifles, bows and muzzleloaders. I used a shotgun at Fort Campbell once but was unable to make a kill. I am looking to branch out and try soemthing new if you will. I do not have the handbook near by to look up the regs. Any help is appreciated!
Top
#3100717 - 12/29/12 09:17 PM Re: shotguns?? [Re: volunteer1]
stik
"Popcorn"
18 Point


Registered: 03/12/99
Posts: 21339
Loc: lenoir city,tn

Offline
yes during G/M/A. no during muzzleloader.
shotguns are for birds and rabbits ;D
_________________________
experienced hunters know its not just a bushy white tail, its a big middle finger.

nothing makes a fish bigger than almost being caught


Top
#3100718 - 12/29/12 09:17 PM Re: shotguns?? [Re: volunteer1]
Bone Collector
14 Point


Registered: 09/09/09
Posts: 9547
Loc: Murfreesboro, TN

Offline
not during ML but during rifle/gun yes
_________________________
Semper Fidelis!

“There are hunters and there are victims. By your discipline, cunning, obedience and alertness, you will decide if you are a hunter or a victim.”
General James Mattis

Top
#3100723 - 12/29/12 09:19 PM Re: shotguns?? [Re: stik]
chiggerbit
Spike


Registered: 09/16/11
Posts: 72
Loc: Lebanon, TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: stik
...shotguns are for birds and rabbits ;D


Aaaaaa-men!

Top
#3100741 - 12/29/12 09:29 PM Re: shotguns?? [Re: chiggerbit]
volunteer1
4 Point


Registered: 10/02/12
Posts: 324
Loc: east tn

Offline
Killed plenty of turkeys and birds with my nova! Intrested in using a differnt weapon for deer. I figure if the the regs allow us hunters to use it why not excercise our rights! I would venture to use a spear,like a few other states, if there was a legel season that was open to allow it. Thanks for the info!
Top
#3100765 - 12/29/12 09:35 PM Re: shotguns?? [Re: volunteer1]
scn
16 Point


Registered: 02/05/03
Posts: 10363
Loc: Brentwood, TN US

Offline
Shotguns with slugs (not buckshot with the possible exception of a couple of counties by private act) are legal during the g/m/a season.
_________________________
Life is too short to fish with a dead cricket.

Top
#3100772 - 12/29/12 09:38 PM Re: shotguns?? [Re: volunteer1]
stik
"Popcorn"
18 Point


Registered: 03/12/99
Posts: 21339
Loc: lenoir city,tn

Offline
 Originally Posted By: volunteer1
Killed plenty of turkeys and birds with my nova! Intrested in using a differnt weapon for deer. I figure if the the regs allow us hunters to use it why not excercise our rights! I would venture to use a spear,like a few other states, if there was a legel season that was open to allow it. Thanks for the info!


just jerkin yer chain man, use whatever you want that's legal and enjoy it.
_________________________
experienced hunters know its not just a bushy white tail, its a big middle finger.

nothing makes a fish bigger than almost being caught


Top
#3100786 - 12/29/12 09:50 PM Re: shotguns?? [Re: stik]
volunteer1
4 Point


Registered: 10/02/12
Posts: 324
Loc: east tn

Offline
THanks for the help guys! Probably will pull the the 12 gauge out for a few hunts next year. I would like to get a mature buck with a shotgun. As right now I am sticking with the ole trusty, A-bolt brownng 270 to finish out the year! I am looking at purchasing a rifled barrel shotgun or a replacement barrel for the nova. Thansk again and choot'em straight!
Top
#3100826 - 12/29/12 10:15 PM Re: shotguns?? [Re: volunteer1]
Gravey
16 Point


Registered: 07/20/05
Posts: 19608
Loc: Rutherford / Wilson County Lin...

Offline
I hunt corp land once or twice a year and rifles are not allowed. Normally used my encore muzzleloader but wanted multiple shots so I bought a Mossberg 20-gauge with a rifled barrel last year. Didn't want to break the bank and she barked once last year and the deer went straight down. She probably won't see daylight this year the way its looking.
_________________________
If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

Top
#3100914 - 12/30/12 12:05 AM Re: shotguns?? [Re: Gravey]
Crosshairy
10 Point


Registered: 08/22/06
Posts: 2697
Loc: Bartlett, TN

Offline
I've been wanting to try a rifled shotgun as well , both as a personal challenge and to have an easier option for shotgun-only WMAs instead of fooling with a muzzleloader.
_________________________
I'm hungry and tired. Don't poke my belly.

Top
Page 1 of 2 12>


Moderator:  RUGER, Tennessee Todd, Unicam, Cuttin Caller, CBU93, stretch, Bobby G, TurkeyBurd, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4106371
RUGER
88199
Deer Assassin
65979
BSK
61849
Crappie Luck
51392
spitndrum
Newest Members
PGIC, jmccormick24, emtp, Hozzie, crushing
13529 Registered Users
Who's Online
146 registered (105, JCS, Jmed, RT1, ImThere, excalhunter, 15 invisible) and 227 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13529 Members
42 Forums
99107 Topics
1165404 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
November
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.045 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 15 queries. Zlib compression enabled.