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water swatting illegal?

Postby BigSwole » Tue Dec 14, 2010 9:01 pm

Is water swatting in Georgia illegal? I was told earlier it was, and i havent heard anything but, some people saying its unethical.

Thanks in advance!

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Re: water swatting illegal?

Postby Dep6 » Tue Dec 14, 2010 11:30 pm

That is an individuals choice I believe, unethical, maybe so but illegal, no sir not to my knowledge.
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Re: water swatting illegal?

Postby djchris » Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:02 am

I'm not gonna tell ya that I've never done it.
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Re: water swatting illegal?

Postby GADKHNTR » Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:13 am

I'll water swat the heck out of some birds.
It ain't illegal or unethical!
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Re: water swatting illegal?

Postby po'boy_outfitter » Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:03 pm

hell i dont know what that is i dont think ive ever done that
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Re: water swatting illegal?

Postby Woodiewacker » Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:27 am

Shoot away my friend...I hunt alot and as few chances as we get here to harvest..One sneaks in the dekes and lands or swims in from behind..Im shooting...As far as Im concerned if they are in the dekes I did my job..I try to jump em cause it seems to me(not trying to start anything here) that shooing them in the air provides a cleaner kill..for me...have fun
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Re: water swatting illegal?

Postby BigSwole » Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:34 pm

I figured it was perfectly legal, as i've been with people who do it. I just had a friend that thought it was illegal and i told him i would find out 100% for him. So thanks!

My first ever hunt, 3 woodducks came in off the main river through the trees and i caught glimpse of them trying to land, i shot one, and the other landed, and the other took off. The one that landed just sat there and i wanted to shoot it, but at the same time, i wanted a chance to shoot it flying, well i waited and waited and waited, finally it took off, caught me off gaurd and it flew away. i only got that 1 wooduck that day and when i went to eat the next night, i could only think how much better 2 woodducks would have been instead of one.

so from now on I'll swat em, as long as no decoys gunna get shot up.
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Re: water swatting illegal?

Postby leeledger » Thu Dec 16, 2010 3:56 pm

I hope it's not illegal. I might be in trouble.


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Re: water swatting illegal?

Postby Dep6 » Thu Dec 16, 2010 11:24 pm

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Re: water swatting illegal?

Postby trowlan1 » Tue Sep 13, 2011 7:46 am

You mean they fly too..... :wink:


wow.....i didn't check the date on that one.
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Re: water swatting illegal?

Postby Remman » Wed Sep 14, 2011 5:49 pm

:lol: :lol:

water swatting is only fun if you can kill your limit in one shot!! :yes:
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Re: water swatting illegal?

Postby misfire » Mon Sep 19, 2011 1:20 pm

I didnt know they could fly
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Re: water swatting illegal?

Postby swampwise » Fri Sep 23, 2011 2:32 pm

BigSwole wrote:I figured it was perfectly legal, as i've been with people who do it. I just had a friend that thought it was illegal and i told him i would find out 100% for him. So thanks!

My first ever hunt, 3 woodducks came in off the main river through the trees and i caught glimpse of them trying to land, i shot one, and the other landed, and the other took off. The one that landed just sat there and i wanted to shoot it, but at the same time, i wanted a chance to shoot it flying, well i waited and waited and waited, finally it took off, caught me off gaurd and it flew away. i only got that 1 wooduck that day and when i went to eat the next night, i could only think how much better 2 woodducks would have been instead of one.

so from now on I'll swat em, as long as no decoys gunna get shot up.

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