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Quick question on guns allowed. Can I use shotgun with slugs? Not really spelled out in the WMA brochures but is spelled out clearly in national wildlife refuge regulations like for lower Suwannee.

Not really thrilled about using 22 mag :machinegun

Thanks for the help.

CT

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  • GreyRiderGreyRider Posts: 61 Deckhand
    Quick question on guns allowed. Can I use shotgun with slugs? Not really spelled out in the WMA brochures but is spelled out clearly in national wildlife refuge regulations like for lower Suwannee.

    Not really thrilled about using 22 mag :machinegun

    Thanks for the help.

    CT

    Some examples from WMA brochures throughout the state:
    NW region Choctawatchee WMA
    "Regulations Unique to Small Game Season -
    1. Hunting with centerfire rifles is prohibited, except during general gun season." Legal there

    NC Region Devils Hammock
    "Regulations Unique to Small Game Season -
    1. Hunting with centerfire rifles is prohibited." Legal there

    NE Region Lake George
    "Regulations Unique to Small Game Season - Hunting with centerfire rifles
    is prohibited." Legal there

    What you will need to look for is any other statement that is in addition to what I posted above. If it does not specifically prohibit shotguns then it is legal during small game. Most WMA's only prohibit centerfire rifles during small game season.
  • shrek69shrek69 Posts: 19 Greenhorn
    It's all up to the warden who catches you, I wouldn't try it but that's just me. It shoots a center fire round with 1 projectile it could be considered a rifle
  • Chesapeake trollerChesapeake troller Posts: 82 Deckhand
    Thanks for the replies guys. I will call the FMC office this coming week and ask, rather do that to be safe.

    CT
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