Is it legal to hunt deer with an air rifle?

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Is it legal to hunt deer with an air rifle?

Postby AlanM » Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:29 am

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Video shows two air rifles (.50 cal and .45 cal) one unsuppressed (.50) and one suppressed (.45).

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Price and specs here: https://www.airgundepot.com/airforce-texan-ss.html
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Re: Is it legal to hunt deer with an air rifle?

Postby Bruenor » Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:12 pm

Not in Ohio, at least not yet..
http://wildlife.ohiodnr.gov/hunting-tra ... -equipment


You can use an airgun to hunt small game, Coyotes, and feral swine in Ohio.

Those big bore air rifles are pretty slick.. I think some of them use regular bullets like you would use for reloading as projectiles.
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Re: Is it legal to hunt deer with an air rifle?

Postby AlanM » Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:34 am

Interesting.
Deer hunting with a 1911 .45 ACP pistol seems to be legal for deer hunting.

The specs of that Air Force rifle place the muzzle velocity of a .45 cal bullet at 930 fps, which compares favorably with the pistol.
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