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Old 07-08-2013, 11:01 PM   #1
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Ok, for those that have tin foil helmets you might as well tune to another thread, but for those that just knew better, but just had a twinge of doubt, please read on.

I filed a public records request with FWC to determine if they have ever used drones for wildlife enforcement. The definitive response from a Major at FWC is "NO!" Never have and never will. They don't have a drone and have not and will not use one for hunting or fishing enforcement.

The major was clear, straightforward and had done his internal homework to assure he was giving me the exact correct answer.
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Old 07-08-2013, 11:26 PM   #2
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No drones, they use trained pelicans with a mounted go pro.
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Old 07-08-2013, 11:30 PM   #3
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Awesome. That settles it. I am going Snapper fishing 30 miles out this weekend. Who's with me?
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Thanks for your settling this issue.


I give it a.week and a half before another my friend has a friend.and he got a ticket.after.a.drone...
Lol
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Old 07-08-2013, 11:38 PM   #5
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And ALL of congress was briefed about NSA surveillance...

Notice the good Major didn't say anything about Coast Guard drones used to enforce game laws. One of the stories on here was about a guy being ticketed by the Coast Guard.

Similar story I heard about a year or two ago was also Coast Guard...

I don't know whether they do or do not use drones. But just because they say they don't doesn't convince me...
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http://www.uscg.mil/acquisition/uas/
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No drones, they use trained pelicans with a mounted go pro.
I thought it was obvious they were using dolphins and remoras for that...why else would there be so many of them around EVERY FRIGGIN BOAT? Maybe the drones just fly by now and then to cover up the REAL truth.
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I thought it was obvious they were using dolphins and remoras for that...why else would there be so many of them around EVERY FRIGGIN BOAT? Maybe the drones just fly by now and then to cover up the REAL truth.

nope. completely wrong. they use the drones to cover up the remoras and dolphins that cover up........wait for it..... the space satellites..

never thought about that one did you...
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nope. completely wrong. they use the drones to cover up the remoras and dolphins that cover up........wait for it..... the space satellites..

never thought about that one did you...
SSSHHHHHHH!!!!!! They're not supposed to know about the space satellites!!!! You fool! What have you done!?
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So you drank the cool aid and bought into the idea? Of course they don’t tell everyone with the FWC or the word would surely get out. I know they use drones for a fact, because I heard it from a guy who has this guy who runs a lawn service that has an uncle with a next door neighbor who worked on the top secret program. From what I was told, you can trace the use of drones by the state of Florida back to 1947 with the crash of a spaceship in Roswell.

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