Recently Georgia house passed SB 136 that would lower from 0.10 to 0.08 the legal intoxication limit for boaters and hunters. That’s the same as it is for drivers.
I had never thought about it… Did you know your state might have a legal limit for hunters? Well, take a look at the map I dug up. For example, the gray states restrict the possession and/or discharge of a firearm by a person (any hunter included) who is legally drunk.
It makes good sense, you obviously shouldn’t drink and hunt with a firearm, or a bow for that matter…or climb a tree stand. A few beers after the evening hunt is okay, but NEVER before it.
Pretty! This was an incredibly wonderful post. Many thanks for supplying this information.
I was invited to hunt with a friend in Orange County a few years back. Unbeknownst to me, a few of the guys were drinking while doing their deer drives. I look up & see a nice 10 pt coming to me. One of the drunks dropped him less than 100 yards from me. The deer was between us & coming right at me. I was upset at the fact that guy would shoot in that situation to start with. When we got back to barn & I realized the “condition” they were in, I left & never dealt with them again. No room in the woods for a drunk!
The fact that we are even having this conversation is disturbing. Who in their right mind, obviously, would drink & hunt? As I always say…”I’m glad I don’t understand it. That would mean I am capable of doing it!”