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#2339748 - Thu Sep 01 2011 07:03 PM hunting corn
deerpusher Offline
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Registered: Wed Nov 14 2007
Posts: 922
Loc: Pennsylvania
can you hunt in standing corn overlooking an open field? is it legal to be instanding corn in pa while hunting geese??
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#2339749 - Thu Sep 01 2011 07:04 PM Re: hunting corn [Re: deerpusher]
deerpusher Offline
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Registered: Wed Nov 14 2007
Posts: 922
Loc: Pennsylvania
Like an edge of a corn field i mean
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#2339753 - Thu Sep 01 2011 07:11 PM Re: hunting corn [Re: deerpusher]
Highflyer0329 Offline
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Registered: Fri Dec 07 2007
Posts: 917
Loc: PA
YES......its legal
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#2339940 - Thu Sep 01 2011 09:22 PM Re: hunting corn [Re: Highflyer0329]
REDLAB Offline
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Registered: Fri Jun 22 2007
Posts: 1892
Loc: CENTRAL PA.
as long as you have permission from the owner to hunt from his standing crops.
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#2340636 - Fri Sep 02 2011 01:37 PM Re: hunting corn [Re: REDLAB]
CaptainWilly Offline
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Registered: Thu Jan 14 2010
Posts: 63
Loc: PA...duh
Absolutely...Federal site. http://www.fws.gov/le/HuntFish/waterfowl_baiting.htm

Waterfowl Hunting on Agricultural Lands

Agricultural lands offer prime waterfowl hunting opportunities. You can hunt waterfowl in fields of unharvested standing crops. You can also hunt over standing crops that have been flooded. You can flood fields after crops are harvested and use these areas for waterfowl hunting.

The presence of seed or grain in an agricultural area rules out waterfowl hunting unless the seed or grain is scattered solely as the result of a normal agricultural planting, normal agricultural harvesting, normal agricultural post-harvest manipulation, or normal soil stabilization practice.

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#2340665 - Fri Sep 02 2011 01:57 PM Re: hunting corn [Re: CaptainWilly]
dmccoy1 Offline
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Registered: Thu Nov 18 2004
Posts: 4000
Loc: Chester Co.
Just be careful with using the USFWS rules as a bible. PA often has laws that rule over the FWS rules. FWS rules are a guide to what states CAN allow, but each state can make rules that are stricter(sp?) than the feds. Like as stated before, you must have permission to hunt from someones standing corn, different rules in PA when it comes to baiting doves, etc.

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#2340675 - Fri Sep 02 2011 02:05 PM Re: hunting corn [Re: dmccoy1]
CaptainWilly Offline
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Registered: Thu Jan 14 2010
Posts: 63
Loc: PA...duh
I agree, was posting it more as a reference. I believe, or assume I guess I should say, that whenever getting permission from a farmer or landowner the common practice is to explain the hunting situation and location that it will be conducted on their property..again I said assume. Atleast that;s what we do..

None the less, good point Mccoy.

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#2340697 - Fri Sep 02 2011 02:25 PM Re: hunting corn [Re: CaptainWilly]
dmccoy1 Offline
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Registered: Thu Nov 18 2004
Posts: 4000
Loc: Chester Co.
Unless you hunt other states like De. and Md., you doh't really know about that stuff. Those states usually go right along with the FWS. PA usually goes a little stricter. Wasn't trying to jack your post or prove you wrong. Just making sure no one gets locked up to stupid stuff.

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