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Archery setback from houses, livestock structures?

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I know its 500 feet for guns but I haven't seen anything for bows? Is it considered the same or is there any? I can't find anything in the regs?

I'm asking because I noted a sweet bow setup that would be probably be about 300-400 feet into the thick woods from our neighbor and our cabins.

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Check with your township and county Sheriffs office.

There might be some specific local ordinances.

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Its mroe about local ordinance. If there are not local laws then you could shoot off your deck if you didn't mind.

For a metro management hunt, I'm about 40yds from the house and maybe 20ft from the garage.

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Thanks guys. I will check but I'm pretty sure there not any local ordinances in our township. We're pretty rural.

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I live in Sherburne County, and the Sheriff told me I can sit on my deck and shoot geese flying over my house.

But, I cannot have friends over to do so. They would have to be 500 ft from my house and any other dwellings.

Seeing as I am the owner, the setbacks do not apply to me.

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For our local hunt, they set the buffer at 400 ft. I thought that was in accordance with a DNR rule, but I dont see it in the regs. I suspect that would be a reasonable distance though.

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