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  • fawn by dnr
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  • Doe in winter, via DNR
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It seems every year as I head out to my gun stand, I find more and more things to take with me. In my quest to balance everything, I came upon the idea of getting a flashlight mount for my shotgun so I would have one less thing to juggle going out in the morning or coming back at night. Is this legal to do??

thanks.

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