Send in the drones

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by ribka, Apr 10, 2013.

  1. ribka

    ribka Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2005
    Messages:
    1,993
    Likes Received:
    936
    Location:
    E WA
  2. GAT

    GAT Dumbfounded

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2012
    Messages:
    9,222
    Likes Received:
    7,846
    Location:
    Willamette Valley, OR
    If they plan to use the things to fly over hunters with high powered rifles... they could end up losing some of their RC helicopters.
     
  3. Roper

    Roper Idiot Savant

    Joined:
    Apr 12, 2004
    Messages:
    5,043
    Likes Received:
    2,297
    Location:
    Glenraven Ranch
    PETA is nothing more than a money making operation for those at the top. The more sympathy, the more donations, the more attention, the more donations. It produces nothing of value yet makes millions. Not bad work if you can get it.

    BTW, it's illegal to harass hunters in fair chase hunting, they will lose their eye in the sky due to noise. You'll be well within your rights to shoot it down.

    There is so much need for truly good things to be done in this world, crap like this drives me nuts.
     
    bhudda, JesseCFowl and Jim Wallace like this.
  4. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

    Joined:
    May 6, 2008
    Messages:
    4,297
    Likes Received:
    1,782
    Location:
    Moses Lake, WA
    I don't think hitting one would be too much of a problem. Now if one is behind the bullet there's a vortex to be seen. I wonder if there a copper colored blob that rapidly gets larger right before the screen blacks out...
     
  5. Flyborg

    Flyborg Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2006
    Messages:
    2,477
    Likes Received:
    825
    Location:
    Kalama, WA
    They may catch me spawning on public waterways. This could be more entertaining than google streetview.
     
    Itchy Dog and orangeradish like this.
  6. constructeur

    constructeur Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2008
    Messages:
    1,883
    Likes Received:
    977
    Location:
    Commencement Bay,Wa
    From the PETA article:

    "With more than five times as many wildlife watchers as there are hunters in the U.S., we hope to expose further why hunting is a sick and sickening pursuit."

    yeah, whatevs.
     
  7. orangeradish

    orangeradish Eyes to the sky...

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2009
    Messages:
    2,732
    Likes Received:
    1,041
    Location:
    Capital City
    So do you chrome back up and head down stream, or do you expire on the bank?
     
    triploidjunkie likes this.
  8. freestoneangler

    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2006
    Messages:
    8,276
    Likes Received:
    2,994
    Location:
    Ruby Valley, MT
    "Your honor, honest to God, I was in fear for my life when I pulled the trigger...on that intruder" :D
     
  9. Jim Darden

    Jim Darden Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2004
    Messages:
    1,279
    Likes Received:
    476
    Location:
    Bellingham, Wa.
    I'd recommend carrying a couple of shells with #2 shot (lead preferred). The drones could prove a challanging target and hard to drop (gosh, I hope they don't run like pheasants), with no scent it will drive the dogs crazy, now that's animal cruelty.
     
  10. Alex MacDonald

    Alex MacDonald that's His Lordship, to you.....

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2008
    Messages:
    5,319
    Likes Received:
    2,726
    Location:
    Haus Alpenrosa, Lederhosenland
    If it flies, it dies. And it's not that hard to hit, especially with a .300 in 180 grains or so. Bring it.
     
  11. bennysbuddy

    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2010
    Messages:
    5,361
    Likes Received:
    3,333
    Location:
    m-ville
    I can't imagine anybody wanting to watch me in the outdoors, once I leave the confines of civilization I tend to revert to my caveman instincts.... watch if you want
     
  12. Upton O

    Upton O Blind hog fisherman

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2009
    Messages:
    2,572
    Likes Received:
    755
    Location:
    out of state now
    Home Page:
    I guess now is a good time to pocket a couple of 3 1/2 inch BBB. Or maybe start "coyote" hunting.
     
  13. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

    Joined:
    May 6, 2008
    Messages:
    4,297
    Likes Received:
    1,782
    Location:
    Moses Lake, WA
    What's the limit on drones these days?
     
  14. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide.

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2004
    Messages:
    6,457
    Likes Received:
    1,230
    Location:
    Cranberry Country...a glorified coastal swamp!
    A bonus point system could be set up, with cash prizes awarded for knocking the most PETA drones from the sky. :D
    Probably have to make it a "drone derby" with an entry fee to pay for the prizes, but I can see this thing taking off.

    Successful drone hunters could display their drone trophies in their dens by simply hanging them from the ceiling on a wire.
     
  15. rainbow

    rainbow My name is Mark Oberg

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2002
    Messages:
    1,523
    Likes Received:
    171
    Location:
    Renton wa
    Home Page:
    You guy's get me one I'll use it for a ceiling fan in my man room.