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Offline jaspr1

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Impact?
« on: July 19, 2016, 06:32:41 AM »
 :) One has to wonder what the fallout might be for night hunting with all these police shootings, especially if it continues. Two years ago a friend and I were hunting the SGL and a vehicle was seen approaching where we had parked. Soon a spotlight came on and my vehicle was lit up and a Trooper could be seen checking it out. We came out of the bush and as we got closer we called out and let him know we were coming in and we were hunting and armed. We came in actions open and unloaded for him to see.  After checking us out he said 1st he didn't know that we were on SGL, (not familiar with the area) after pointing out PGC signs he thanked us. 2nd he stated we were the 1st two individuals he had ever stopped back here that weren't up to something illegal. I have been stopped several times in the past and all was good. After this encounter though I made up a card I put in my window that stated "WCO -PSP I am in the woods not far,Hunting or checking Traps...........cell 123-1234...........I have a firearm. I hope to be out there this year and plan on using it both day and night.  Might save you some hassel up front if your not already doing something like this..... 8)

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Re: Impact?
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2016, 07:57:13 AM »
 ;) ;) ;) I too have a sign I put on my truck dash that's 8½" by 11"...big enough for anyone to read  :o :o :o
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Re: Impact?
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2016, 08:25:42 AM »
Goose, what does your sign say?

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Re: Impact?
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2016, 08:30:43 AM »
In bold 1½ letters "I'm Predator Hunting or Checking my Traps" and I've not had any problems ;) ;)
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Re: Impact?
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2016, 08:47:30 AM »
One of the advantages of being a member.....the PPHA decal on the back window.
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Re: Impact?
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2016, 09:17:47 AM »
thanks fellas, I'm going to do something similar.

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Re: Impact?
« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2016, 12:41:13 PM »
It may be overkill,  but not only do I have a sign I put in my windshield,  I call the local jurisdiction that I am hunting in and give them a heads up I'll be there and my vehicle description.   They are getting to know me and my vehicles now !!!
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Re: Impact?
« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2016, 04:39:23 PM »
I need to make a sign up for my car for solo nights.
I had a trooper light me up with his spot light one night, didn't know it was a trooper so I stepped to the side and lit him up with the red light, we had us an ole Mexican stand off, he turned the spot light off and pulled up the road and wanted to know if the fox I was carrying was a deer. He must not be from the country. Lol
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