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frabillfisher

Bow-fishing boat deck?

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frabillfisher    1
frabillfisher

I was wondering if anyone here knows if it's illegal to have a boat deck on your boat for bow fishing so it makes you higher up to see better in the water and get a better shot...I already have one made and dont want to get out there may 1 and have problems with the law? confused.gif

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Whopper Stopper

I have had one on my carp boat for years. The only way it may be up for debate would be if for safety reasons ( deck is to high above the boat) If you don't go crazy (seems some one always thinks if two feet is good, 15 is better)there should be no problem.

WS

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Pooh    8
Pooh

we never had any problems with our pontoon when we had it. had some big platforms and no one ever said anything. our platforms were about 4 feet high. where do you shoot. i like staying around perham area. had some fun shoots!!

Pooh

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Jmnhunter

no, not illegal. Very fun, we had a 2.5foot deck on my little 12footer, what a blast! I wish MN would open up night bowfishing, tried it for the first time in WI last year, it beats day shooting by far!

if u get a chance to cross the border do it!

-good luck

jn

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I usualy always stay bewteen deer lake and ottertail...taking my boat down the deer river for the first time this year obiously..gunna be a blast...better then spearing and bridge hoppin:)

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