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has anyone tried hunting after the sun sets...idk i was just thinking that it would be a good vantage to get the deer in their sleep. deer cant see in the dark right?????.....would night vision goggles with aiming the bow at night? does light spook deer?
 

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Deer can see well at night and 4 of 5 times they will not spook from light (flashlights, headlights, spotlights, etc.) I'm not sure about the night vision goggles because I never had the opportunity to use them but it seems like a good idea. OH NO, I FORGOT THAT IT'S ILLEGAL, BAD IDEA, SORRY MAN.
 

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most deer I come across are not spooky of lights they will stand there and stare at it for awhile first. We are allowed to shine deer here and they dont run away when shined upon.
 

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better check your regs critter, I've never heard of shining being legal anywhere. Just cause somebody said it was ok doesn't mean it's legal. you wouldn't want to find out the hard way...:ph34r:
 

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up here you can shine lights on a deer as long as your weapons are LOCKED UP otherwise your going to jail.Night hunting for deer is most likely illegal where you are and if it isnt istill wouldnt go.Sounds like a good way to get hurt or killed.
 

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ok well it was just an idea....soo where do u find all the hunting laws i tried googeling it and not much comes up
Every State requires a Hunter Education course before a hunting license can be obtained.
Every Student must pass the Course requirements in order to get a Hunting license.
During the course every student is issued a book which covers the rules and regulations of That State...

Good Luck to all Students...
 

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i hunt va it is illegal to use a spotlight to shine fields yet alone shine deer from your stand dont get caught if you do this it is probably a nice heafty fine and if you do shame on ya any outlaw deserves what he gets
 

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better check your regs critter, I've never heard of shining being legal anywhere. Just cause somebody said it was ok doesn't mean it's legal. you wouldn't want to find out the hard way...:ph34r:
It is not legal in any state. It is calling harassing the wildlife and you can be fined and jailed if caught repeating the act. I personally do not think that it is considered hunting when you use the darkness to kill a deer. It is much more gratifying to kill one during a legal daytime hunt where you actually have to work at harvesting a animal. Without the challenge of the hunt it is just called killing and anyone can do that. That is the last thing any parent or adult should want to teach a young person who is wanting to learn about the outdoors. My husband and I have raised our daughter to respect the outdoors and the wildlife. She harvested her first deer at the age of 7 and she stills at the age of 23 practices those same values that we taught her.
 

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In mi. they are packing this time of year, still hunt in blind with predator call or use decoys, cabelas has a lot of predator stuff, if your close to it in dundee, and remember they are packing so many eye's out there. they are everywhere, so anyplace you hunt will be good, they travel many miles for food at night.
 
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