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Old 03-05-2014, 11:29   #1
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Drones harrassing hunters

Do you need any more proof the left will do anything to push there agenda?
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Old 03-05-2014, 11:35   #2
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Shotgun vs drone low enough to bother me while hunting = scraps to pick up on the way out of the field.

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Old 03-05-2014, 11:44   #3
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Shotgun vs drone low enough to bother me while hunting = scraps to pick up on the way out of the field.

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That's what I was thinking.
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Old 03-05-2014, 11:46   #4
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Blow off a couple of those rotors and it should come down soft enough to salvage the camera.

Wonder if it records for later playback, or if the video is sent real-time?
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Old 03-05-2014, 11:47   #5
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Some young men I know got busted one night while checking there Dad's trap line for littering and not having a fur bearers by drones. Crazy!!

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I didn't know there was a state that didn't have a anti-harassing law.
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Old 03-05-2014, 11:57   #7
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drones are expensive, shotgun shells are cheap and effective
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Old 03-05-2014, 12:11   #8
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Wonder if it records for later playback, or if the video is sent real-time?
Mine sends video back in R/T.
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Old 03-05-2014, 12:17   #9
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Shoot the drone down?

Let's see how that goes for ya when the drone belongs to the game warden that's looking for hunters.
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Old 03-05-2014, 12:17   #10
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Old 03-05-2014, 12:21   #11
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Shoot the drone down?

Let's see how that goes for ya when the drone belongs to the game warden that's looking for hunters.
A lot are apparently being used by PETA to harass legal hunters.

I don't know how you would tell the difference from a distance though.
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Old 03-05-2014, 12:27   #12
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I would want to shoot a drone down if it were harassing me in the field but if it's sending video in real time I wonder if you would get arrested for shooting it down. Technically it's not trespassing on your property if it's in the air. Even if there are laws against harassment there are laws against destroying private property also.
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Old 03-05-2014, 12:44   #13
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There is at least one video on YouTube of a harassing drone being shot out of the sky.

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Old 03-05-2014, 12:49   #14
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Shoot the drone down?

Let's see how that goes for ya when the drone belongs to the game warden that's looking for hunters.

You got a game warden that uses a drone?
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Old 03-05-2014, 12:53   #15
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Old 03-05-2014, 12:57   #16
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if i ever see one flying over my land and fields or even in the woods , im going to have a very nice mount and an interesting conversational piece on my wall .
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Old 03-05-2014, 13:10   #17
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How far out can a civilian drone get signal? The controller can't be too far away. Shoot it down and drench it in deer urine or something.
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Old 03-05-2014, 16:13   #18
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We need some FAA regulations for drone operations pretty quick. The reason why the anti-hunters couldn't just buzz us all in a small people-carrying helicopter in the past, is because of FAA regulations about flying close to things & people on the ground, (for safety reasons).

With drones having no human pilot within eyesight, the safety issue in case of things like an engine failure, are even more serious. Drones have no brain with which to make decent emergency landing decisions compared to human pilots. For this reason we MUST have some air regulations enacted to specify how close you can let your drone get to people on the ground, just like we already do for human-piloted aircraft, which are not nearly so dangerous to operate near other people. Drones, because of the inherent danger of having an unbridled robot on the loose, should be required to stay at least 500 feet from all "people, vehicles, and structures" (or however the exact FAR wording is) just like other aircraft generally have to now.

Buzzing low over people should be the sort of thing that gets you arrested & jailed, and I think it eventually will be (it has to be) once congress finally gets off it's ass and makes some safety regulations happen. It's stupid to think that drones should be exempt forever from the same safety rules that apply to manned aircraft that do not pose as much potential danger as a brainless drone can.
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Old 03-05-2014, 16:25   #19
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Shoot the drone down?

Let's see how that goes for ya when the drone belongs to the game warden that's looking for hunters.
If there are no signs indicating drones are used for catching poachers, then I will down one if I see it while hunting.
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Do you need any more proof the left will do anything to push there agenda?
http://www.griffinsguide.com/content...ass-sportsmen/
So, now they are stooping so low as to intentionally being annoying? Wow, that's pretty hardcore. Next they're going to be using harsh language.
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Old 03-05-2014, 16:45   #21
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"Drone Wars", what if my drones down other drones?
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We need some FAA regulations for drone operations pretty quick. The reason why the anti-hunters couldn't just buzz us all in a small people-carrying helicopter in the past, is because of FAA regulations about flying close to things & people on the ground, (for safety reasons).

With drones having no human pilot within eyesight, the safety issue in case of things like an engine failure, are even more serious. Drones have no brain with which to make decent emergency landing decisions compared to human pilots. For this reason we MUST have some air regulations enacted to specify how close you can let your drone get to people on the ground, just like we already do for human-piloted aircraft, which are not nearly so dangerous to operate near other people. Drones, because of the inherent danger of having an unbridled robot on the loose, should be required to stay at least 500 feet from all "people, vehicles, and structures" (or however the exact FAR wording is) just like other aircraft generally have to now.

Buzzing low over people should be the sort of thing that gets you arrested & jailed, and I think it eventually will be (it has to be) once congress finally gets off it's ass and makes some safety regulations happen. It's stupid to think that drones should be exempt forever from the same safety rules that apply to manned aircraft that do not pose as much potential danger as a brainless drone can.


The FAA has no oversight on RC airplanes.

Its unlike that's going to change in the near future for recreational "drones"
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Shoot the drone down?

Let's see how that goes for ya when the drone belongs to the game warden that's looking for hunters.
Well.....

If the officer is using a drone in such a manner that it interferes with my hunting, then he's likely in violation of the law - there are no exemptions for law enforcement with that particular statute.

Yes, before you ask - conservation officers in KY are allowed to check your license and equipment, as well as your ammunition (waterfowl hunting comes to mind), as well as daily and possession limits for your game. You can't do any of that from a drone. You can't check a plug in a shotgun, see how many ducks I've got, check my license or tag - none of it with a drone.

That requires feet on the ground, with the officer physically inspecting you. That's allowed, and I've had it done on numerous occasions. I haven't, and likely never will, had a drone buzz the area around which I hunt. And to be honest, unless it has KDFWR or some other agency markings on it - if I feel it falls under hunter harassment - I'll shoot it down, too.

Then, when the indigent owner comes to retrieve it, and/or confront me - we'll have a little talk about the laws surrounding hunter harassment, since any peace officer can enforce said laws here in the Commonwealth. If it's a conservation officer who was flying it, I guess I'll have to deal with the aftermath; but, he'll have to explain why a drone - which should be equipped with a camera that can observe me from a distance, was flying around low enough to disturb a hunt.

So - I'm not really worried about that nonsense. I only get one day a week to get out in the field, and take that **** serious. If PETA, or any other idiot anti-hunting group, tries to ruin my day - they'll regret it. I'll do everything I can to **** them over, and good.
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For the record, I have a Remington SP-10 with a 30" barrel, and BBB shot that should work nicely for a drone.

Yes - that's a 10ga semiautomatic; and yes, I said "triple" B shot...BBB. Not just for geese anymore.
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For the record, I have a Remington SP-10 with a 30" barrel, and BBB shot that should work nicely for a drone.

Yes - that's a 10ga semiautomatic; and yes, I said "triple" B shot...BBB. Not just for geese anymore.
Nice the German 88 of the shotgun world.

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