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#2035537 - Sun Dec 19 2010 08:01 PM Using buck tag as a doe tag using a crossbow?
Wing Offline
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If you can use your flintlock as a doe tag during the flintlock season, can you do the same if you opt to use your crossbow instead of your flintlock at this time?
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#2035549 - Sun Dec 19 2010 08:05 PM Re: Using buck tag as a doe tag using a crossbow? [Re: Wing]
gilby Offline
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I believe you mean, you can use your buck tag as a doe tag during flintlock. I don't think you can do the same with a crossbow.
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#2035550 - Sun Dec 19 2010 08:06 PM Re: Using buck tag as a doe tag using a crossbow? [Re: Wing]
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Can't use your cross bow instead of a flintlock in the late season. If you have an archery license you can use a cross bow instead of a regular bow.
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#2035576 - Sun Dec 19 2010 08:16 PM Re: Using buck tag as a doe tag using a crossbow? [Re: referee]
Bern Offline
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I;m shure if a doe dies its ok all the Alt rules are geared to kill doe.

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#2035597 - Sun Dec 19 2010 08:27 PM Re: Using buck tag as a doe tag using a crossbow? [Re: Bern]
hdt Offline
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No you can't. Only flintlocks can be used for doe or buck with a buck tag. I don't hunt with a flintlock but I think it's good that they allow it.
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#2035714 - Sun Dec 19 2010 09:13 PM Re: Using buck tag as a doe tag using a crossbow? [Re: hdt]
TPlank Offline
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Only flintlock hunters with a muzzleloader tag can use their back tag for either sex in the late season.

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#2035792 - Sun Dec 19 2010 09:47 PM Re: Using buck tag as a doe tag using a crossbow? [Re: TPlank]
Killin'time Offline
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Does anyone know the reasoning behind this? Not saying I agree or disagree, I just don't understand why you can use buck tag anywhere in the state on a doe with a muzzleloader and not a bow?
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#2035802 - Sun Dec 19 2010 09:54 PM Re: Using buck tag as a doe tag using a crossbow? [Re: Killin'time]
treestand91 Offline
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i say now it is about license sales. if you didnt get your buck and dont have a doe tag alot of hunters are gonna buy a flinter license and try to fill their tag. it used to be if you bought a flintlock license you had to forfiet your doe permt application so that is why it was then.
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#2035809 - Sun Dec 19 2010 09:55 PM Re: Using buck tag as a doe tag using a crossbow? [Re: Killin'time]
mauser06 Offline
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Bern hope that comment was a joke...I'm almost 1000% certain that you could use your buck tag for a doe in flintlock season with a flinter before HR was implemented....

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#2035939 - Sun Dec 19 2010 11:08 PM Re: Using buck tag as a doe tag using a crossbow? [Re: mauser06]
Bern Offline
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Registered: Mon Oct 26 2009
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 Originally Posted By: mauser06
Bern hope that comment was a joke...I'm almost 1000% certain that you could use your buck tag for a doe in flintlock season with a flinter before HR was implemented....


Crossbows werent before hr


Edited by Bern (Sun Dec 19 2010 11:11 PM)

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