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    If you are hunting on public land next to private land clearly marked as no trespassing, do you give a buffer or do you hunt to the edge and hope no game falls over the property line? Would you retrieve any game that might go over the line without permission?

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    I would not risk trespassing on posted private property.

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    • #3
      In a lot of states its legal to retrieve game on another property as long as you shot it on your side of the fence.

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      • #4
        In N.Y., Ohio and Michigan you can not go on private property to retrieve an animal without, in some cases, written permission.
        Very expensive fine if you are arrested for trespassing.

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        • #5
          In WV you cannot go on private property without written permission under any circumstances.

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          • #6
            Check your local laws. But perhaps you can locate the owner before you hunt, and ask written permission to retrieve a deer that might run onto and die on the property. If not, stay off.

            Your going to have to know the deer's travels and hunt appropriately. A well placed shoulder shot with a big game caliber should drop a deer in it's tracks or very close. You'll lose meat on that side, but it won't run far.

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            • #7
              In Indiana and every where for that matter You CANNOT and SHOULD NOT go onto private property without permission even to retreive a downed animal.

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              • #8
                people like Ncarl cause a lot of grief with their unthinking comments. In Wi trespass can cost you money. In Montana it WILL cost you a LOT of money.

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                • #9
                  I like to have a little buffer. And I would ask permission to retrieve a deer.

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                  • #10
                    If I hunt larger game I would leave a buffer, but in the case of bird hunting I would hunt Right up to the line. In Kansas it's illegal not to exhaust all means to retrieve a downed animal on private property or not. It would be a good idea to get permission to retrieve a deer but a bird falling a few feet behind a sign isn't going to keep me from retrieving what is lawfully mine.

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                    • #11
                      te question ive always had was ifyou do happen to shoot something like a deer and it crosses a line what happens if you go to ask permission and they deny it?

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                      • #12
                        You are SOL in our state. The landowner doesn't have to let you get it. I have found that if as an Officer I talked to the landowner it would be a very rare occasion with very unsual circumstances for the landowner not to let a hunter retrieve the game, but he doesn't have to if he doesn't want to.

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                        • #13
                          In IA you can enter a private property (even if posted) to retrieve a downed game animal. The only stipulation is you must be un-armed.

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