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July 23, 2011 at 6:17pm

LA dept of wildlife and fisheries will not allow the use of the 35 Whelen during the primitive weapons season. The law states 38cal or larger. 38cal. is .357 and the 35 Whelen is .358. I have spoken with both the Lake Charles and Baton Rouge inforcment divisions and niether seem to understand how 35cal can be larger than 38cal.I wonder how long it took them to understand that 12 gauge was larger than 20 gauge? In both instances thier response was' how can 35 be larger than 38'. I didn't write the law and I doubt the ones who did understand what they wrote. Look it up, its only 3 pages long! The sad thing is sportsmen across the state are being hadicaped by someone elses inability to understand. While I can legally hunt deer with a marginal weapon,357 magnum, I am prohibited from hunting with a much superior weapon.Don't take my word for it, look it up for yourself. Look up the law on the web or contact your local represenitive for a copy. Then check out the ballistic charts and compare them all, 45-70, 444, 44 magnum, 357 magnum, and 35 Whelen. If you don't already know you will be suprised. I think it's sad that sportsmen are prohibited because those who inforce the law don't understand the law they are inforcing!

July 01, 2011 at 11:41am
A comment titled: SHHH Don't let the secret out in response to a report titled: Trail Camera Trophies

I also hunt in SW La. It amazes me at some of the deer I catch on camera. There are true trophy class deer in this region.Good luck on cathing them in the daylite.

August 01, 2011 at 10:08am
A comment titled: THANK YOU PALE RIDER in response to a report titled: 35 Whelen

I believe you are the only one that reconizes my point. You are also right about the 35 Whelen being superior to 444 and 45-70.

July 08, 2011 at 7:43pm
A comment titled: check again in response to a report titled: 35 Whelen

The 444 Marlin was introduced in 1964. The law states nothing about when the caliber was developed its simply reads,' Single shot breech loading rifles that are .38 caliber or larger manufactured prior to 1900 and replicas, reproductions or reintroductions having an exposed hammer that uses metallic cartridges loaded either with black powder or modern smokeless powder are also classified as primitive firearms'.As long as the rifle design was was being manufactured prior to 1900 then the rifle is legal.

July 02, 2011 at 11:12am
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