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#6019121 - 11/09/15 09:31 AM Hit a doe with the truck....again
ColemanCty Offline
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Registered: 06/17/10
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Loc: Abilene, Tx.
WOndering what the proper procedure is. I was driving home last night and hit a doe on the county road. Doe was still alive, but I could tell she was bunged up pretty bad. In that event, am I supposed to call the game warden so he can dispatch her? Leave her lay in the bar ditch? I know I can't snuff her, tag her and put her in the truck. Hate to see animals suffer. TIA
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#6019158 - 11/09/15 09:41 AM Re: Hit a doe with the truck....again [Re: ColemanCty]
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Registered: 09/22/11
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Do what you gota do but legally GW or LEO are the only ones able to do so.

I wont let one suffer if it is past gone
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#6019164 - 11/09/15 09:43 AM Re: Hit a doe with the truck....again [Re: Navasot]
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Originally Posted By: Navasot
Do what you gota do but legally GW or LEO are the only ones able to do so.

I wont let one suffer if it is past gone

This, call the GW or Sheriff's office and get them to tell you what to do.
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#6019404 - 11/09/15 11:21 AM Re: Hit a doe with the truck....again [Re: ColemanCty]
ColemanCty Offline
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Roger that. Thank you. I will not confess what I did, or didn't do, if you know what i'm sayin.
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#6019669 - 11/09/15 01:50 PM Re: Hit a doe with the truck....again [Re: ColemanCty]
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Originally Posted By: ColemanCty
Roger that. Thank you. I will not confess what I did, or didn't do, if you know what i'm sayin.


You did, or didn't do the right thing, if I'm reading what you're not saying.

Also smart to not say anything more.
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#6019768 - 11/09/15 02:49 PM Re: Hit a doe with the truck....again [Re: ColemanCty]
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We know you did the right thing? Which right thing did you do?
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#6019800 - 11/09/15 03:02 PM Re: Hit a doe with the truck....again [Re: ColemanCty]
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#6020101 - 11/09/15 05:57 PM Re: Hit a doe with the truck....again [Re: ColemanCty]
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I know the Game Wardens carry special tags for those situations and sometimes hand some of those tags out to State Troopers. If it was clearly an accident, and you are wanting to take the deer so it doesn't go to waste, they will tag it and let you have it.

Now if you swerved to hit a 12 point off the road and there are no skid marks or anything, you'll lose your vehicle. And according to the Game Warden in Tarrant County, people actually aim for bucks sometimes.
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#6020728 - 11/10/15 01:58 AM Re: Hit a doe with the truck....again [Re: ColemanCty]
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Worst thing is to leave them alive for another person to swerve and flip and die.

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#6021062 - 11/10/15 09:13 AM Re: Hit a doe with the truck....again [Re: Toxarch]
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Originally Posted By: Toxarch
I know the Game Wardens carry special tags for those situations and sometimes hand some of those tags out to State Troopers. If it was clearly an accident, and you are wanting to take the deer so it doesn't go to waste, they will tag it and let you have it.

Now if you swerved to hit a 12 point off the road and there are no skid marks or anything, you'll lose your vehicle. And according to the Game Warden in Tarrant County, people actually aim for bucks sometimes.


Seeing some of the bucks around Roanoke, Southlake, & Westlake...I could see that happening...
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#6021461 - 11/10/15 12:41 PM Re: Hit a doe with the truck....again [Re: ColemanCty]
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be sure and get the person you talked to..name ect
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#6021515 - 11/10/15 01:16 PM Re: Hit a doe with the truck....again [Re: Toxarch]
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Loc: Grimes County, TX
Originally Posted By: Toxarch
............................If it was clearly an accident, and you are wanting to take the deer so it doesn't go to waste, they will tag it and let you have it.

Now if you swerved to hit a 12 point off the road and there are no skid marks or anything, you'll lose your vehicle. And according to the Game Warden in Tarrant County, people actually aim for bucks sometimes.


My truck won't leave skid marks. Anti-lock brakes. Now if they're checking my skivies after hitting a deer, I might be able to provide proof of skid marks!


Edited by splash556 (11/10/15 01:18 PM)
Edit Reason: spelling
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#6021529 - 11/10/15 01:23 PM Re: Hit a doe with the truck....again [Re: colt45]
Navasot Offline
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Registered: 09/22/11
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Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
Originally Posted By: colt45
be sure and get the person you talked to..name ect


lol you mean the secretary at the post office wasn't good enough? "she said it was fine if I put this $50 stamp on it"


Edited by Navasot (11/10/15 01:23 PM)
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#6021729 - 11/10/15 03:12 PM Re: Hit a doe with the truck....again [Re: splash556]
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Originally Posted By: splash556
Originally Posted By: Toxarch
............................If it was clearly an accident, and you are wanting to take the deer so it doesn't go to waste, they will tag it and let you have it.

Now if you swerved to hit a 12 point off the road and there are no skid marks or anything, you'll lose your vehicle. And according to the Game Warden in Tarrant County, people actually aim for bucks sometimes.


My truck won't leave skid marks. Anti-lock brakes. Now if they're checking my skivies after hitting a deer, I might be able to provide proof of skid marks!

My truck has anti-lock brakes. It left a skid mark when I hit a deer a couple months ago and I was driving under 30 mph. I've got a steel bumper so no damage to the truck.
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