"REAL" Deer Season Facts
The real facts about hunting/Shooting across a road can be found in the N.C. Regulations Digest. The following is taken from pg.70 and states in referance to HOKE county. Hoke
Take a deer with a rifle, except on Fort Bragg.
Hunt with or discharge a firearm from, onto or across a primary
Hunt with or discharge a firearm from, onto or across a second -
ary road without having in possession written permission of the
owner or lessee to hunt on abutting land.
Hunt with a rifle larger than .22-caliber or capable of firing .22
center-fire, unless positioned at least 10 feet above the ground.
Hunt with a gun or dog on the land of another without written
permission of the owner or lessee dated within one year.
- Road Trip
At least that's what it is after you've hit it. We've got a lot of wild life that like the proverbial chicken likes to cross the road. Be ready to brake, swerve or squish...but beware, deer don't squish so easy and the Red Cockaded Wood Pecker could get you a fine because he and some of his other buddies are protected. Did I mention the little signs on the trees to let you know wood peckers live in the area and that you are not to disturb them? I better add that to the local customs page!
It is actually LEGAL FOR HUNTERS TO SHOOT ACROSS THE ROAD. Just hope a deer does not choose an inoportune time to show himself, like for instance when you are driving between him and the fella with the gun!
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