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Could be getting shot by some rookie Elk hunter seeing the bushes move! Especially here in Utah!
Exactly, I was going to say perforation and bullet holes in the body.
 

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doesnt everyone have to be wearing orange? Or am I wrong?
Requirement is ONLY for hunters. Its a good idea, especially opening of Deer or Elk seasons to wear orange even if you are just out taking pictures. Can you imagine the uproar from the yuppie crowd if they were forced to wear orange during rifle hunts? LMAO...

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would the DWR do anything? I only ask as my friend saw some guys not wearing any
Technically only the person with the tag has to have full orange. I've taken my wife out hunting who had the tag, and worn just the jacket and not hat. Regulations are found in the Hunting Proclaimation... if you are not hunting, it doesnt apply (much like the shooting hours requirement... it only applies to hunting).

Much <3 for Wyoming and Alaska's orange requirements.

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We call guys like that lucky. lucky they have not been shot yet. On our elk hunt we seen a few guys with no orange on.
 

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Utahs orange law SUCKS!!!!!!!!

States that dont require orange? NO BODY GETTING SHOT THERE....:!:

Utahs orange law need to GO.......IMO.
 

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Utahs orange law SUCKS!!!!!!!!

States that dont require orange? NO BODY GETTING SHOT THERE....:!:

Utahs orange law need to GO.......IMO.
I beg to disagree, I knew someone who accidentally shot another deer hunter prior to LA orange law. Luckily the victim survived.
 
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Utahs orange law SUCKS!!!!!!!!

States that dont require orange? NO BODY GETTING SHOT THERE....:!:

Utahs orange law need to GO.......IMO.
you need to pull your head out of your ***. it does not suck.

if you are hunting and you dont have orange on it about a 500 bucks for the fine.
 

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The only purpose I see in Hunter Orange is to prevent from shooting at an animal between two hunters. If the purpose is so someone doesn't mistake me for an animal, then that is a bigger problem. You should never be shooting at something that you aren't for certain what it is.
 

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Way to politely disagree there dyhntrdstn--Wyoming only requires an orange hat and I like that. I don't think Idaho requires it at all so I guess you can tell both those states to pull their heads of of their asses as well-->LAME! I don't see either of those states having any more hunters shot than Utah does.

When I upland hunt in Utah during the general season I wear an orange hat but that's it--I am not required to wear any orange while upland hunting but I throw on the hat just because. I will be hunting chuks this weekend wearing my hat--I'm not afraid of getting shot
 

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Big game animals don't care if you wear blaze orange or Realtree's most recent wonder camo. My dad used to wear a full-on pumpkin suit head to toe, and he killed plenty of big game. The only thing you have to worry about as a hunter w/r/t deer, elk, goats, etc. is movement and breaking up your outline some (and maybe the phosphorescence from UV brighteners). Get some breakup pattern blaze orange if you're worried about the blaze orange thing. Animals still won't see you, but the rest of us will.
 

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Heck I hunt at Farmington Bay and I wear hunter orange duck hunting....j/k :shock:
 

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riddle me this you orange supporters--

->We have a couple surrounding states that have little to no orange requirements
->These states have as many hunters as we do in Utah
->Statistically speaking these states do not have any more accidental shooting deaths or injuries than we do here in the beehive state

So if it doesn't make everyone more 'safe' then what is the point? Are most of you guys state road workers that just like to wear the same thing on the mountain that you do at work? :D
 
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