Maine Lawmakers Consider Expanding Coyote Trapping February 19, 2013

Maine Population Deer Population and Management News Archive

Coyote trapping, as a way of replenishing the deer herd, would be expanded in Maine, under a bill before the state Legislature. Right now, the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife pays trappers, hunters and houndsmen to kill a limited number of coyotes in some of the state's most remote and vulnerable wintering habitats for deer. But as Jay Field reports, a new measure, debated at a public hearing today in Augusta, would create a four-month, open season ...

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