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Old 06-23-2020, 09:48 AM
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Jeepman
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Originally Posted by Bison View Post
Please explain to me a situation, in US waters, by which anyone would employ a deadly weapon, loaded firearm while boating, especially, against another human. As stated in an earlier post sharks can be released with the hook; other fished gaffed and/or batted in the head before being boated. I have been boating since nine years of age on the Great Lakes, Mississippi River, Lake of the Ozark's, New York Finger Lakes, Erie Canal, British Virgin Islands, the Grenadines and now the Cape Fear Region of North Carolina, and at no time in 59 years of boating experiences did I ever feel the need to carry a firearm on a vessel.
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Fish an area with shared border of Mexico and your views would change. Think the one that got the most press in recent times was the couple killed on Lake Falcon. Mexican Pirates is a thing....