Do they ever just make up stories as a scare tactic?
Hunting with cross bows are now legal in CT this year.
Hunting over bait is legal in some parts of CT.
Was he intoxicated over the limit? You're legally allowed to possess a loaded firearm up to 0.10% and no law on unloaded firearm.
I haven't checked the hunting law.
Hunting with a handgun is legal in certain situations.
I never like the no handgun law while bow hunting how am I supposed to defend myself.
I know they don't want poaching, but most hunters are responsible only a few are poachers and poachers are going to be poachers no mater what laws their is.
I've been surrounded by a pack of coyotes at dusk. Not an easy feeling a quiet arrow is only going to do so much in the woods against a pack of hungry coyotes.
They really lack on the details in the story.
Edit: Tolland is not in the bait areas.
From the way I read it looks like hunting you can be less than .07% (impaired)
I wonder if he has no pistol permit or just no pistol permit on him.
Except gun season hasn't started yet.
12, 16, or 20 gauge breech loading shotgun loaded with
single soft alloy projectile ammunition. Rifled or smoothbore barrels
allowed. Shotgun must not be capable of holding more than 3 shells.
Centerfire rifle 6mm (.243 caliber) or larger or revolver .357 caliber
or larger may be used if the landholding is 10 or more acres and the
landowner has authorized use on the consent form. To use a revolver,
you must also have Revolver Deer Endorsement for the current season.
No minimum acreage required for shotguns