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#6532604 - 11/08/16 09:32 AM This ought to be interesting
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Blinds on public? We all know the two sided coin when it comes to publc blinds. There is the camp that says 'don't hunt my blind' and the other camp that says 'don't build on public and it won't get hunted'. This fat has been chewed for decades now. There is no question of of the law. Blinds on public are just that, public. Debating the legalities orthe ethics of that is not the intention of this post.

Tell me your thoughts. A duck blind on a pontoon boat With TX numbers and an LED anchor light. No motor no nothing else. Legal to park with an anchor light, TX numbers make it personal property, not public.

How does the public opinion react?


Edited by wal1809 (11/08/16 09:32 AM)
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#6532607 - 11/08/16 09:36 AM Re: This ought to be interesting [Re: wal1809]
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glad I sold all my gear and became a deer hunter so I dont have to bother with this stuff clap
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#6532630 - 11/08/16 09:51 AM Re: This ought to be interesting [Re: garrett]
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Originally Posted By: garrett
glad I sold all my gear and became a deer hunter so I dont have to bother with this stuff clap


You're a deer hunter? loser8
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#6532646 - 11/08/16 09:58 AM Re: This ought to be interesting [Re: wal1809]
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I am, I find that sitting in a box blind with a heater out of the elements 100 yards away from a feeder thats been feeding year round is very sporty
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#6532663 - 11/08/16 10:07 AM Re: This ought to be interesting [Re: wal1809]
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If i saw a pontoon boat blind sitting id make a crappie brush pile out of it.

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#6532675 - 11/08/16 10:11 AM Re: This ought to be interesting [Re: wal1809]
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IMO- Stationary blind on public water = first come, first served.
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#6532680 - 11/08/16 10:13 AM Re: This ought to be interesting [Re: BULSPRG]
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Originally Posted By: BULSPRG
IMO- Stationary blind on public water = first come, first served.


Legalities with TX numbers? What say you?
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#6532681 - 11/08/16 10:13 AM Re: This ought to be interesting [Re: ducknbass]
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Originally Posted By: ducknbass
If i saw a pontoon boat blind sitting id make a crappie brush pile out of it.


I am going with you then. Crappie are my favorite even though I suck the worst at catching them.
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#6532707 - 11/08/16 10:24 AM Re: This ought to be interesting [Re: wal1809]
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We used to do this all the time in Illinois on the Mississippi. Rule was if not in the blind 30 min. before legal it was fair game but the blind had to move every 72 hrs. by the length of the blind. Only once did we have a problem with someone in the blind before we got there, but when you hunt with 2 State Troupers and a Federal game warden not much of a problem.

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#6532727 - 11/08/16 10:33 AM Re: This ought to be interesting [Re: wal1809]
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Kind of a silly question. It is titled property. It is yours no one can argue that fact and if they did you just tell them you are hooking up and taking it to the trailer.

Having said all of that...to show up 15min before legal and someone sitting it and expecting them to move is a richardhead move on your part. Really anything less than an hour prior would classify as such in my book.
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#6532762 - 11/08/16 10:48 AM Re: This ought to be interesting [Re: Judd]
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Originally Posted By: Judd
Kind of a silly question. It is titled property. It is yours no one can argue that fact and if they did you just tell them you are hooking up and taking it to the trailer.

Having said all of that...to show up 15min before legal and someone sitting it and expecting them to move is a richardhead move on your part. Really anything less than an hour prior would classify as such in my book.


I agree on titled property, don't agree on silly question, wondering how the assumption of showing up 15 minutes prior got in this conversation.
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#6532812 - 11/08/16 11:09 AM Re: This ought to be interesting [Re: wal1809]
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Wording and actual rule depends on what lake but it would fall under unattended property, or abandoned property. For example if it is a lake that falls under tpwd aphp, you have to be within 200 yards of it otherwise it becomes unattended property.
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#6532938 - 11/08/16 12:06 PM Re: This ought to be interesting [Re: wal1809]
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Thad almost like going to set out the decoys the night before to hold a spot only to show up and someone be near your spot.

Plus anchors and lines come untied sometimes

Never know where the blind might end up at lol.
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#6532945 - 11/08/16 12:10 PM Re: This ought to be interesting [Re: wal1809]
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leaves personal gear, equipment (including decoys), or floating conveyances unattended for more than one hour following the close of legal shooting hours.
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#6532972 - 11/08/16 12:25 PM Re: This ought to be interesting [Re: wal1809]
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The following is my opinion.. Public is just that, public. Because someone parked their private property in an effort reserve a spot on public water doesn't make it off limits to whomever shows up first. If you build a permanent blind or park your boat/blind overnight on public water then you take a risk of someone else beating you to it, otherwise you are monopolizing choice spots. I don't believe that permanent blinds should be allowed and everyone should have an equal opportunity to hunt all locations on public water.

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