Editor's Note: Readers responded to last week's column that suggested the overall buck limit be reduced from two to one for the Oklahoma deer hunting seasons.
I think the one buck limit would encourage poaching and/or deer not getting checked in. I hunt mostly archery, which is a long season. With the (one buck) limit, if I tag a buck early in the season, that limits the rest of the season to does only.
That would reduce my desire to hunt, especially in inclement weather. I always harvest a doe first anyway. I think the limit would keep honest hunters out of the woods if they couldn't shoot another buck all season long.
Dave Cameron, Oklahoma City
I think going to the one buck limit would be ideal. In just a few years, I think you would really see it pay off. There are plenty of does for people to harvest.
Colby Wiss, Mulhall
I like to have a second chance to shoot a bigger buck if I happen to see one throughout the deer season. So therefore, I don't like the idea of having a one buck limit.
Tim Phan, Oklahoma City
As a hunter who hunts all three deer seasons, I believe that the two buck limit is restrictive enough. A one buck limit would only result in less hunting opportunities and people shooting more than one buck and not checking it.
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