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Sunday deer opener in Pennsylvania would be an attractive, but risky alternative

If hunters were the only stakeholders involved, opening deer season on Sunday in Pennsylvania might be a reasonable compromise in the Saturday-Monday conflict. But a Sunday opener could reignite farm community opposition to future Sunday options. (Photo by Ben Moyer)

Another constructive aspect of the conflict over when to open deer season in Pennsylvania less is that some hunters have suggested alternatives that carry appeal for both Monday and Saturday opening day proponents. Put bluntly, compromise. They deserve credit for creativity.
Most alluring among these proposals is to open the season on the Sunday following Thanksgiving, sandwiched by the two contested dates.

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