March 9th, 2010, 10:59 AM
How does it work in your state? Road kill deer
if you hit a buck with your car, do you get to keep the antlers? I'm not sure how it works here in pa either anyone know?
Mathews Switchback 29.5"/70#
100gr. Wasp Jak-Hammer SSTs
Spot Hogg, Hogg it sight
March 9th, 2010, 11:09 AM
you can keep the body, antlers belong to the state which i think they allow you to buy them back for $5.oo per point . im not positive thou
09' Diamond Iceman
07' Parker Hornet
March 9th, 2010, 11:10 AM
In IL you can keep the rack, but you need to call the DNR and get a tag for it, proving it was a roadkill.
March 9th, 2010, 11:13 AM
In NY you can keep the entire deer providing you have a carcass tag completely filled out and endorsed by a Law Enforcement Officer.
"when the turkeys aint gobblin.......it's tough to make em stop!"
March 9th, 2010, 11:15 AM
We must have a possesion permit issued by the DNR the law enforcement officers have them in thier cars and can issue them on site here in Indiana.
I deer hunt what do you do ?
March 9th, 2010, 11:21 AM
just get out and take it
2011 Hoyt CRX32
Spott Hogg- Hogg It Sight
Trophy Taker Drop Away
>>>---------Let ONE Fly---------->
March 9th, 2010, 11:51 AM
Ten dollars a point in PA.
March 9th, 2010, 11:51 AM
to claim the carcass you have to call the PA game comm and they will issue you a number to tag the deer, i think it is a dollar a point for the rack .
March 9th, 2010, 11:55 AM
Or just pick it up and go. I know alot of people here in NY don't call anyone, they hit it and leave it. If you happen to stop to help they tell you, that they don't want it. You could have it if you wanted it. Where I live theres no cell signal. Not going to go home and call and wait, just pick it up and go I say. They are just going to let you have it anyhow.
Vapor Trail Pro staff: Trophy Blend shooting staff
CNC Sling Pro staff: U-Slide Pro Staff
March 9th, 2010, 11:58 AM
In MI, if your vehicle is driveable, you have to take the deer to the nearest state police post or sheriff's office. They give you a road kill carcass tag and you can keep the whole deer including antlers. This is how it went down when I hit an 8pt buck last Nov.
2012 Bowtech Assassin | 55 lb - 27.5"
Black QAD Ultra Rest HDx
CX Terminator Select 4560s - 28" - 410gr
March 9th, 2010, 12:02 PM
Get a salvage tag from a Highway official or the DNR before removing it.
If it looks like crap, smells like crap, tastes like crap, lies like crap; it’s more than likely a politician from Illinois.
March 9th, 2010, 12:48 PM
Here locally, we try not to hit deer with our vechicles. We try to get behind someone driving going way to fast and when they hit a deer we just ask if they're ok and then if they'd help load it in the back of the truck
March 9th, 2010, 01:18 PM
Here in Montana they waste the animal. It is illegal for anyone (even chairities) to use any part of road killed animals.(even elk and moose and deer) The state hauls it to the nearest landfill. That is a crime in my opinion. We have many needy people that could use it. But Mt FWP does not manage for wildlife on our public lands. They manage for the cattle industry. (in my opinion) Pierce51
March 9th, 2010, 02:42 PM
In Nebraska, you are allowed to field dress it and take it home. Then call the police and they will issue you a road kill tag. You can keep the antlers and everything associated with the deer.
March 9th, 2010, 02:45 PM
Not here. It's illegal to touch roadkilled deer. You can call a game warden, and he'll come give you a permit for the deer so you can take it, but he will cut the antlers off and keep them.
Texas heart shooter.
March 9th, 2010, 02:48 PM
In Ohio you just get a permit from Highway patrol or local police and its yours. If you hit it it should be entitled to it.
March 9th, 2010, 03:19 PM
And I think that is why a lot of states won't let you have them. They don't want people hitting deer on purpose.
Originally Posted by kebees4
Texas heart shooter.
March 9th, 2010, 03:27 PM
and then calling in a claim on your Insurance. in alot of ways thats taken care of several problems at one time!
Originally Posted by Sneaky Apasum
March 9th, 2010, 03:31 PM
Im not sure about the law in FL or WV, but I know them WV boyz just pick em up and take them home and then there is a BBQ or a lake trip within a few days...
08 PSE Dream Season, 31" 65#, Tru-glo Xtream 5 pin sight .019, QAD Pro HD rest, 550gr. Easton FMJ 300's, Rage 125gr. 2 blades, Posten Stabilized, Twisted Archer strings, 276fps
By whitetaco02 in forum Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
Last Post: July 21st, 2010, 01:09 PM
By Tunaboy in forum Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
Last Post: July 11th, 2010, 11:07 AM
By carramrod6 in forum Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
Last Post: December 21st, 2009, 03:16 PM
By buckmark23 in forum Bowhunting and Bowhunter Showcases
Last Post: October 4th, 2009, 11:01 PM
By pepp08 in forum Hunting
Last Post: February 18th, 2008, 11:16 PM