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Old May 10, 2012, 01:30 PM   #1
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in case you were wondering, it is legal.

It is legal to hunt and kill bigfoot in Texas. And yay, no bag limit!!!.

http://stateimpact.npr.org/texas/201...foot-in-texas/
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Old May 12, 2012, 04:31 PM   #2
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Remind me to trim my beard before heading down to Texas. Big, tall and hairy seems to be a dangerous combo down there...
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Old May 12, 2012, 08:10 PM   #3
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Grover Krantz would be pleased if we bagged one. Of course he would be pleased from the grave.

Interesting that the article identified Bigfoot as an invasive species. I am not sure that is the case, if indeed they were real and their purported ancient history of occurence is accurate.
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Old May 14, 2012, 12:33 PM   #4
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joking aside I think this stance is wrong

I mean if it exists it surely not an invasive species in the sense of hogs tearing up the place. and if it exists it should by default belong in the us fauna

Surely if it exists it is endangered.

and most likely if it exists it is an Hominidae or similar and we don't hunt them either I would think or hope.
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Old May 14, 2012, 12:50 PM   #5
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I kinda thought they would be indenginous also
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Old May 14, 2012, 02:33 PM   #6
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Legal to kill Bigfoot but not Chubaka because he would be a undocumented visitor not an invasive species.
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Old May 14, 2012, 03:22 PM   #7
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no wouldn't he have gotten a greencard for fighting for you?
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Old May 14, 2012, 05:59 PM   #8
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Bigfoot is protected in Washington state. Therefore it is native and endangered and very real or they would not have a law to protect him. That also means that whoever took him to Texas and released him did so illegally thus making him an invasive specie. That or someone making laws has a good sense of humor.
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Old May 17, 2012, 11:36 AM   #9
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Could he be an "illegal alien" in Texas? Crossing the border from Mexico?

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Old May 17, 2012, 02:40 PM   #10
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I wouldnt risk shooting at bigfoot, havent you seen those Jacks Links commercials?
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Old May 18, 2012, 09:56 PM   #11
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Need a tag to kill him or is it free game? I wonder what Craig Boddington would suggest for bigfoot. Hmmm.....460 Weatherby or would that be to obnoxious? Aww its Texas, thats the state word, obnoxious. Play it safe and go with the .450 marlin, with a .454 casuall (sp) on your hip.
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Old May 19, 2012, 06:44 AM   #12
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Nope, no tags.....just like a wild pig.....bet you could make an acre of jerky out of one.
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Old May 19, 2012, 08:58 AM   #13
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Wow! To think that somebody from Arkansas can actually spell "obnoxious"! The millennium has arrived!

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Old May 19, 2012, 03:41 PM   #14
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Husqvarna, that sounds like a bunch of tree-huggin talk to me. He is defending a non-existing myth by saying we shouldnt kill it because its endangered. Tsk Tsk....
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Old May 19, 2012, 03:55 PM   #15
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Everyone said that giant squid didn't exist, now we all know better.......I think I could get at least a million for a sasquatch carcass......

In the highly unlikely event that I stumble upon one.....It'll get a Mini14 down the gullet.

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Old May 20, 2012, 01:50 PM   #16
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Wonder if they taste like chicken?
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Old May 20, 2012, 08:26 PM   #17
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I don't think you can make the star stick to the top of the tree with a step stool.

The difference between bigfoot and a wild pig, at least in terms of hunting, is that the pig is classified as an exotic animal. Bigfoot actually has no classification...yet. It will after rickyrick kills the last know specimen (first as well).
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Old May 20, 2012, 09:25 PM   #18
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I have killed maybe a hundred or so of the Big Foots. I gave it up the mounts are so ugly they scare the Grand Kids.
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Old May 21, 2012, 12:17 PM   #19
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I wouldn't be worrying about Bigfoot when you've got Chupacabra in the neighborhood!
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Old May 22, 2012, 09:11 AM   #20
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Need a tag to kill him or is it free game? I wonder what Craig Boddington would suggest for bigfoot. Hmmm.....460 Weatherby or would that be to obnoxious? Aww its Texas, thats the state word, obnoxious. Play it safe and go with the .450 marlin, with a .454 casuall (sp) on your hip.
In Jersey we just use a .22. Up close and behind the ear. Nice and quiet with little mess.
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