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Hello! Is it true that you need to buy a licence or whatever to shoot a deer? And after you shot one you cant shoot another in short time? Thats what my dad told, about the hunting system in the U.S. for me it makes sense cause you guys have alot of wild life.
 

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The reason we have a lot of wildlife, is that steps are taken to preserve various species, by game limits, and "seasons" that prohibit harvesting of pregnant females. The game laws vary from State-to-State. Pick your State, then add "DNR" (Department of Natural Resources) to the State name, and you'll find that States' hunting laws.

Indiana DNR
 

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Glad to help. Lost of guys out there with more smarts that I have, I just wake up before they do... lol
 

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im Sorry i removed my post, but u misspelled ur name and tried to change it but it got wrong :p So deleted it cause i didnt want to disrespect you in any way :p

But as i said thanks for answering my questions :)
 

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I've been called lots worse than that. Not a problem, sir.
 

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The reason we have a lot of wildlife, is that steps are taken to preserve various species, by game limits, and "seasons" that prohibit harvesting of pregnant females. The game laws vary from State-to-State. Pick your State, then add "DNR" (Department of Natural Resources) to the State name, and you'll find that States' hunting laws.

Indiana DNR
You are correct in saying that the conservation programs help to maintain populations. Though having to purchase licenses have little to do with it. Being forced to purchase a license simply pays for those programs.
 

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As you stated, sir, the purchase of hunting/fishing licenses do in fact pay for the programs that enable wildlife conservation efforts. License fees have EVERYTHING to "do with it".
 

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Not exactly. I see about as much need for a DNR guy who can enter my home without a warrant as I do for unions. The law abiding are going to abide by the laws, and those who do not should be handled by normal LEOs.
 

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License fees benefit wildlife conservation.

You are correct in saying that the conservation programs help to maintain populations. Though having to purchase licenses have little to do with it. Being forced to purchase a license simply pays for those programs.
"little to do with it" ... "pays for those programs"... Respects, but which is it ?
 

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The money from license sales far exceeds what is actually spent directly on wildlife programs. As with much of our other government run agencies, much of their budgets are devoted to administrative costs.

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Allright I think I got ur system :)

But if I would come over for a vacation, could I legally hunt with a friend or so that lives in America? Or are there any laws that prohibit me from hunting as a tourist?
 

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Allright I think I got ur system :)

But if I would come over for a vacation, could I legally hunt with a friend or so that lives in America? Or are there any laws that prohibit me from hunting as a tourist?
I'm no lawyer, but.....

In general, non-immigrant aliens are forbidden to possess any firearms or ammunition. But there is a big exception for a legal alien who:

...is in possession of a hunting license or permit lawfully issued in the United States

(See Title 18, USC Chapter 44, Section 922, part (y)(2) for details.)

Green-card holders and immigrant aliens who do not yet have their green card are both okay under federal law, although many people (including gun dealers, law enforcement officers, etc.) are not aware of the distinction or the hunting license exception, and erroneously think that either you have a green card, or you can't have guns.

Also, non-citizen cannot purchase a firearm from a federally licensed firerams dealer unless they have been a resident of their state for 90 days. So, no, tourists on short visits cannot walk into guns stores to get "protection" during their trip. Sorry.

Check, (well in advance) with the Attorney General of the State/s you plan to visit, for confirmation of the applicable laws....
 

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Federal, state, possibly local regulations. Lots more info than you are going to get here. You need to get very specific about what, where, when, how you are going to hunt. You can do it provided you are not on some kind of list. All you need is time and money.

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Okey seems like i don't want to go through all that just to hunt.. :p

Okey but another thing. Jay you
Mentioned that a tourist or non resident can't be in possession of a gun. But can I go to a gun range and pay to shoot different weapons? My friend said that after 9/11 they introduced a new law that totally forbid all non american residents to even hold a guy or be in a shooting facility.
 

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As I mentioned earlier, it would be to your advantage to check with the Attorney General of any state you think you might care to shoot in. Don't check during the month of March, then visit in June... things may have changed.
 

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Allright thank you :)

How will it change is it the re-election of the president?
 

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Those elected to office are tasked with enacting laws. We try to elect folks who are willing to preserve the Constitution of the United States, in enacting those laws. Now and then folks like our current President slither into office, caring for nothing except their own socialist agendas.... we can only do what we can to insure that our Constitution, and our 2nd Amendment will survive the onslaught currently in progress.
 

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Hmm... So Obama and those guys are trying to what, change the 2amendment or remove it entirely? That doesn't seen right :( man I mean that's what I love about ur country the freedom and all!
 

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There have been subtle attacks on it since he entered office yes. Though they know that the 2A is a hot button topic, and so they are biding their time to attempt to make big changes.
 

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