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MI: Ideas presented for mentored youth hunt

Lansing – At the December meeting of the state Natural Resources Commission, the Mentored Youth Hunting Program Advisory Group presented recommendations for regulating mentored youth hunting in Michigan. The work group will draft a Wildlife Conservation Order and present it at the next NRC meeting, Jan. 12 in Lansing. The NRC may take action on the order at its Feb….

NY: Timing concerns create wrinkle for youth deer hunt

Deer disruption, safety concerns Albany – DEC's proposal for a three-day youth deer hunt over the Columbus Day weekend generated both support and opposition among hunters and nonhunters. And while the department is still committed to providing a special youth deer hunting opportunity in 2012, it has backed off locking in those three days. "Many hunters enthusiastically supported the proposal,…