Why is baiting illegal?

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  1. Wampuscat

    Wampuscat 10 pointer

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    simple question.
     
  2. smashdn

    smashdn 12 pointer

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  3. uplandchessies

    uplandchessies 10 pointer

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  4. Meatstick

    Meatstick 12 pointer

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    It works too well with birds
     
  5. Buford

    Buford 12 pointer

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    It works pretty good on all of em
     
  6. Buford

    Buford 12 pointer

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    Everything is subjective. Somebody decided deer are less majestic than ducks and turkeys. Then there's doves who are only kinda majestic since you manipulate the crop for them which you can't do with Ducks. Bears? Apparently not so majestic. Elk, so majestic but I don't hunt them so I don't know what the rules are there.
     
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  7. Bone_Chaser

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    X2 on the working too well
     
  8. hunt-4-life21

    hunt-4-life21 12 pointer

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    Because if you could bait ducks AND water swat them, "some people's" head would explode.
     
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  9. hunt-4-life21

    hunt-4-life21 12 pointer

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    On a serious note, this issue has always baffled me. You can't bait waterfowl, but you can flood a corn field with a trash pump because it's an agricultural practice? Or any field that has been planted in food; whether it be millet, rice, soybeans, etc. You can't bait turkeys but can bait a deer. Like mentioned above, you can't pour out food for doves but you can plant a field and mow it? It's just never made much sense to me.
     
  10. Marsh CallUser

    Marsh CallUser 12 pointer

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    Ducks/geese imprint on a specific area. They return with friends. Those friends return with more etc, etc...

    Here are a couple videos showing what I mean.



     
  11. FOWLER2671

    FOWLER2671 12 pointer

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    Corn Clubs have legal loopholes... The ducks react the same.
     
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  12. Meatstick

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    Exactly
     
  13. smashdn

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    Corn field = mature food plot
     
  14. Buford

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    It's not like other species don't bring their friends back.
    It's a subjective law meant to keep people without honey holes from killing ducks. Plain and simple.
    Outlaw it all, or make it all legal.
     
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  15. Wampuscat

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    This made me belly laugh.
     
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