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Old 08-01-2005, 07:22 AM
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Crossbows fer all hunters! Yeehaaw!

I was flippin through the VA dept Game & Fish website..and this year crossbows can be used by all hunters on big & small game. The best part, is that you can use it from the openin of bow season till the end of gun season. (Oct-Jan)
It used to be only handicapped folks could use it. I werked real hard last yr werkin up the shoulder muscles fer my bow..and it hurt. My shoulders are ferever messed up due to all the framin I've done over the past 12 years..so this is gonna be great!
Now I just gotta find me a good crossbow..man I'm excited.
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Old 08-01-2005, 08:06 AM
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Cool. I just heard that Tennessee did the same thing. I guess that I've been used to it here in Ohio, so I kinda expected it was the same at least a few other places. Boy did I find out different.

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Old 08-01-2005, 12:37 PM
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Jist one more thing fer ya ta spend ur money on, huh?
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Old 08-01-2005, 01:47 PM
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In Texas you can hunt during gun season with a crossbow now, but can only use one during bow season if you are handicaped.

If they ever change it I will start buying a bow tag again.

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Old 08-01-2005, 03:40 PM
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Kentucky is in the middle of a crossbow war.All of us with any sense are sick of it.
Iv'e seen alot of horrible behavior on both sides.
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Old 08-01-2005, 04:05 PM
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Talking NY gotta be next,...I HOPE!!

I want to say congrads there LilRed,...
I can only hope that NY will go the same way if not this year hopefully next yr.

And also on your other post ,glad to hear your "Got Game" callin systen seems to be workin for ya all,...I hope again that it works all the time for any state that chooses to adopt that system.

Love hearin good news !!!

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Old 08-01-2005, 04:19 PM
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A lot of these states are going the crossbow route because there is a ton of deer. Maryland has a crossbow season too. Thing is, I cannot remember if it is for two weeks, or for the entire bow season.

What I do know is that I went out and bought a crossbow as soon as I found out, sighted it in, and have yet to take it hunting. Haven't even been bow hunting in the last two years. That might change though because I think they just opened up a park by me for bow hunting this year and there are some huge deer in there.
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Old 08-01-2005, 08:55 PM
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My left elbow was injured when I was young, and its only geting worse. Ive been working out sense I moved down here afew months ago. I can draw a buddys bow with a 70lbs pull weight. But I can see where It wold be a literal pain to practice with that much weight.

A crossbow might be a better way to go for me. Rather than a compound that I was planing on geting someday. I know I can hog hunt with one in Florida, but Im not sure about anything else?
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