Originally Posted by fredaevans
I think to carry, or not, is a function of State Laws and where you're going. I'm sure (even if Oregon is an 'open carry State') there are very few places that it would be needed if just fishing. (Not a combined hunting trip.)
Know a couple of guys who 'carry' damned near in site of Medford on the Rogue. Protection from what? A chipmunk?
It's interesting, the way this thread is going. In other circles, those I travel, the thought is protection from two-legged predators, not four.