Tuesday, April 16th, 2024

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Tuesday, April 16th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Youth deer hunt survives in New York, included in budget

New York's Pilot Junior Hunting program, which allows junior hunters ages 12 and 13 to hunt white-tailed deer under mentorship, was set to expire after this year. (Stock photo)

While lawmakers in Albany haggled over the eventual $229 billion budget – and things like a minimum wage increase, bail laws and unlicensed marijuana shops – New York’s sporting community awaited word on the fate of the Pilot Junior Hunting program, one of many one-house bills they hoped would be included in the final budget. It was. 
Also, parks, summer camps, CCIA limitations clarified, lead ammo ban gains steam.

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