Small Town in Colorado Voting on Issuing Drone Hunting Permits
I was pleased to see that I successfully drew my 2013 elk B license this week, but now I am interested in getting my “drone hunting permit.” Deer Trail Colorado is considering a drone hunting season. Basically, if you can shoot down a UAV and prove it, they will pay cash.
According to 7NEWS in Denver
Deer Trail resident, Phillip Steel, drafted the ordinance.
“We do not want drones in town,” said Steel. “They fly in town, they get shot down.”
But isn’t there a law against damaging federal property? Yes! But the odds of a resident ever actually shooting down a UAV is slim.
Even though it’s against the law to destroy federal property, Steel’s proposed ordinance outlines weapons, ammunition, rules of engagement, techniques, and bounties for drone hunting.