Bow hunters can hunt rifle seasons too. See how that works?
How about two weeks for ML, and two weeks for bow hunters. Unless you want to take those Dec hunts?
I think someone missed my point. I grew up hunting in NY, no orange required and one of the lowest injury states out there. I wear orange now because it is required by the state, not because I love hunter orange.
If you reread my post, I point out the stupid part of having to wear orange ... that anyone out there not hunting can dress up like a deer and be perfectly legal.
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I don't see any of those signs where I hunt, but I don't hunt near camping areas and public hiking trails. Every now and then I see a sign saying i'm entering NFS land. That's about it.
Smart hikers won't be out there during hunting seasons. Stupid hikers would ignore the signs.
I'm just saying a law is a law. Some people follow them and some don't. I just happen to be one that does. I could care less about who wears orange and who chooses not to. I am one of the guys like you that wears it regardless if it is required or not. To each their own. Smart hikers?
just curious, im gonna do a little research online and see if accidental shootings involved people that were actualy wearing orange. im guessing prob. people hear movement in the brush and shoot. we have all noticed movement on the mountain before and raised our rifle to check through the scope, we all have. you shouldnt have a bullet chambered anyway. and nobody can mestake a human for any wild animal. the one thing i like about guys in orange is they are easy to pick out off a mountain and i know not to go that way.