DNR airplane on opening day?

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DNR airplane on opening day?

Postby scdc » Mon Nov 21, 2011 8:31 pm

There was a plane that kept circling a common waterfowl hunting area on opening morning Saturday at a low altitude in the upstate. At first I didn't know what the heck they were doing but I started to think it was the DNR taking a surveillance of the amount of hunters in the area. Anybody else had this happen before? If so, what were they really doing??
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Re: DNR airplane on opening day?

Postby carolinagreenhead » Mon Nov 21, 2011 8:42 pm

:huh: I dunno.
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Re: DNR airplane on opening day?

Postby scdiver » Mon Nov 21, 2011 11:12 pm

Looking for cornI would imagine.
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Re: DNR airplane on opening day?

Postby C-Hawk19 » Tue Nov 22, 2011 4:48 pm

scdiver wrote:Looking for cornI would imagine.

That would be my thoughts as well.
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Re: DNR airplane on opening day?

Postby Team_Cut'em_All » Tue Nov 22, 2011 8:20 pm

They were flyin the low country as well.
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Re: DNR airplane on opening day?

Postby ToughHuntin11 » Wed Nov 23, 2011 5:47 pm

DNR doesnt have there planes anymore. They were purchased by another government agency
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Re: DNR airplane on opening day?

Postby Woodiewacker » Wed Nov 23, 2011 9:48 pm

That wasnt DNR that was USFW, the feds.... They do that alot in GA as well...Its a combination of looking for bait and getting an estimate on hunters and boats in a given area to determine the pressure and help disperse resources to do checks...That is all per a USFW that checked us last season...Its easier for them to fly a plane and send the DNR or feds to the correct boat ramps, rather than having 1 guy at multiple ramps they can have a few guys at the busiest ramps...
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Re: DNR airplane on opening day?

Postby burns83 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:43 pm

That plane got so low over me I could have sprayed steel all over it. Was a really wasted morning after it showed up twice and never left. And right in prime time too but it wasn't dnr I know cause we were checked and he didn't know who it was
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