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okay.

i was just wonderin cause i saw someone usin one on a lake i was fishin on thursday.

i wasn't too extatic about going to find my reg book so i just asked you guys

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PKwalleye!

Nice walter in your avatar!

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Thanks!!

2 of those walters came out of Upper Trelipe summer of 07 and my son's 28 incher too, YFG(thats hhis avatar).

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i was wondering if those night fishing lights are legal in mn.

Are they?

confused

PK

Like it says in the Garage Logic intro: "the state where nothing is allowed"

BTW: deer baiting is not allowed either, yet they sell the feeders here. What's up with that?

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deer feeding can contribute to CWD. I would assume that stores in MN sell them as some residents hunt in states that allow feeding.

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If I'm not mistaken, it isn't illegal to feed the deer, only to use the feeder as bait.

Likewise, it isn't illegal to own or have the lights, only to use them for the taking of fish.

Bob

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Yes, I do believe its illegal to feed deer if its a corn pile or such placed in the woods before deer season.

There is an article about deer baiting in the newest "Conservation Volunteer", but I've not read it yet.

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There are a lot of things that one can find at a store that are illegal. Be aware of the regs is all I can say.

What I really hate is when you buy something that is currently legal and then the next year is outlawed.

That cast net is gathering a lot of dust in my garage. wink

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Originally Posted By: pkwalleye
i was wondering if those night fishing lights are legal in mn.

Are they?

confused

PK

Like it says in the Garage Logic intro: "the state where nothing is allowed"

BTW: deer baiting is not allowed either, yet they sell the feeders here. What's up with that?

Marijuana pipes aren't legal, yet there are entire stores that sell nothing but them. There are always loopholes in laws people seem to sidestep, deer feeders may be used as sheep, goat, etc feeders, thats why they might get away with it.

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Better read my post again, Cliffy. I said there are ways to sidestep laws, and you just basically said the same thing. They say the pipes are "tobacco" pipes. If you, me and anyone else buys that, we all belong in the nut house. Its a loophole in the law, and they know that. Those pipes are made for marijuana, and we all know that, and eventually will be made illegal, alot of states are already in the process of making them illegal.

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Yeah, that is what I was trying to say...I was simply pointing out that they are not illegal in themselves......they are only illegal if they have been used. It appears we agree.

I think it will be a loooooooooooooooonnnnnnnnnggggg time before MN makes just the unused pipes illegal. Currently, possession of an actual used MJ pipe is the same as a simple speeding ticket.

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Like said before, there are plenty of things that are sold at a retail level that are illegal to use in some form or another.

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The lights the poster is talking about had to be a variation of the "evening Secret" I'm sure.

But....

"Using an artificial light to lure or attract fish is unlawful. Exception: While angling, a person may affix to the end of a fishing line a lighted artificial bait with hooks attached. Any battery that is used in lighted fishing lures cannot contain any intentionally introduced mercury."

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remote controlled robo ducks are also sold at most outdoor retailers and they cant be used either! go south one state and walla thier legal.

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