Deer permits and youth hunting opportunities expanded August 1, 2013 Maine

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Deer permits and youth hunting opportunities expanded August 1, 2013 Maine, georgesmith
... On October 9, a new law goes into effect that allows junior hunters (ages 10 – 15) to shoot a deer of either sex for the first deer of their hunting career... A total of 21,365 deer were harvested in 2012, 10.7 percent of the state’s estimated herd of 200,000 deer. 15,271 of them were adult bucks... DIF&W did increase any-deer permits this year, a reflection of the growing deer herd in southern Maine...

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