Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
archerystud

Rule clarification, lcornice

5 posts in this topic

Okay someone post on another thread that you could track a wounded deer onto another property without permission.

I found this in the laws:

"A person on foot may, without permission, enter land that is not posted to retrieve a wounded animal that was lawfully shot, but may not remain on the land after being told to leave."

So I still don't think you can track it if the land is posted.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If it is posted you have to gain permission. I know that if you track onto someone elses land you have to leave your gun otherwise it is a gross mistermeaner. It is always best policy to ask permission. I am hunting a 40 CRP field this year and I know that I have to more or less drop it in its tracks otherwise I will have to get permission to cross over to other peoples property. We already have verbal permission, but still, it obviously depends on the deer for the land owners response.

There was a post a few years ago where someone shot a 180 class deer and it ran into posted land and expired. The person who shot the deer legally asked the land owner if he could retrieve the deer. The land owner looked at the deer and said no. He walked out and tagged the deer himself. The shooter called the DNR and the DNR officer told the shooter that unfortunately he could do nothing about it. I don't know if that is a true story, but man I would be very unhappy if that ever happened to me.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It is true that if it is posted that you do NOT have permission to enter. You must ask the property owner. It would also be in your best interest to contact the CO or local sheriff. That just eliminates a step if you talk to the owner and they say no.

If the law enforcement speaks with the owner and they still say "NO, you cannot enter", then there is nothing they can do. You are not allowed to retrieve that animal.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

There was a post a few years ago where someone shot a 180 class deer and it ran into posted land and expired. The person who shot the deer legally asked the land owner if he could retrieve the deer. The land owner looked at the deer and said no. He walked out and tagged the deer himself. The shooter called the DNR and the DNR officer told the shooter that unfortunately he could do nothing about it. I don't know if that is a true story, but man I would be very unhappy if that ever happened to me.

You lot are more charitable than I. If it had been me, there would have been a midnight run and a couple hundred pounds of salt pellets involved.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This did not happen to me. I just want to make that very clear. I would have probably done something very different as well. I just know it can be a sticky situation. Something that did happen to our group was that we had a neighbor on some land we hunt down in SE MN that has been known to pull guns on trespassers and will not allow individuals on his land at any cost. It is not posted however. My buddy had a deer land about 120 yards onto his property. Lets just say there was a late night extraction team (I was not a part of) that went on and pulled that deer out without any lights or anything. It was not posted and they did not have any guns, knives or archery equipment, so it was not against the law, but it was definately risky. The deer scored 176.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • I have seen 3 different flocks of Swan's in the past week. I have also seen small flocks of little birds that look to be migrating.
    • MCI:   Sorry, but Waylon's only interests in life are ducks and my dirty laundry. I didn't start really getting into the shed hunting until recently so I didn't train him for it. I will probably do so with my next pup. He just tags along.   With the increase in popularity of shed hunting there is plenty of information out there. I know a few shed dogs and I know it's not as easy to get them excited about old bone then about a nice stinky duck, but definitely possible. The guys I know also compete in local shed competitions (staged courses) , so if you look into that type of thing there should be a group of guys with a lot of knowledge.
    • Trump is the enemy of the truth ! 
    •   Shouldn't be hard to come up with a way to fill a 1/4 inch gap, it seems to me.   Rip some strips of something, maybe even that synthetic decking, trex or something.    Then you could have the vinyl
    •   *marks "leech brings up someone's location as evidence their opinions are not relevant" on sillytown bingo card*   I'm one "big dave says you just don't understand freedom" away from a BINGO!
    •     ........if you are member of the LIVs. My 2nd graders think I am really smart at math as well. 
    •   No, but they wouldn't send them all to Belle Plaine where all the bleedies will take care of them, so what are we going to do? Man your pulling everything out of the old Libertarian hang book tonight.
    • Manafort was dumped quicker than a cheap date.   #pence2018
    •   No and no, I read it closely, but down here I shoot first then ask questions.                          
    •   Nice try.   You want me to rip apart your beloved Portugal?  There are hole everywhere.   First thing is first. This is a government policy, so this comes into play faster then a bullet..   " ...many of the problems stemmed not necessarily from a disagreement over the facts but a disagreement over which facts matter when it comes to interpreting the effects of decriminalisation."   Just like you Dave, only using the facts that fit your narrative.     HIV - down yes.   Due to eradicating drug dens, availability of needles, health awareness.   Deaths, over dose - yes (arguably)   Due to access of real drugs, not designer, dangerous synthetic weeds.     Homicides - yes/no Also there is no data collected for drug related homicides.       Drug users are not deemed criminals but as sick. Which immediately becomes a public expense.       -"" Goulão himself is skeptical of some aspects of marijuana reform in places like the United States, which he says can conflate medical use with recreational markets. "Sometimes I feel the promoters of this discussion are mixing things together using a lack of intellectual seriousness (Big Dave & Purple)," he said.""     This is just in 5 minutes, I'll go on doing this all day long. Leave you laying on the floor.   By the way, you just cut and paste articles. In no way way have you presented an intelligent reason why decriminalization would curb drug use.   Keep pasting,       
  • Our Sponsors