Hunting, fishing fees would increase through bill approved by Michigan House June 5, 2013 Michigan

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... The increases would raise nearly $20 million in more revenue, allowing the Department of Natural Resources to hire more conservation officers and make other improvements.  A key example: A typical deer hunting license now costs $15 in Michigan for most residents. It would cost $30 under the new system – including a $10 base license plus a $20 deer license ...

The buck doesn't stop here, yet - antler point restrictions June 6, 2013 Michigan, Grand Haven Tribune
... more than half the bucks harvested in the southern Lower Peninsula — 67 percent — are yearling bucks. That number is 58 percent in the northern Lower Peninsula, where proposals are in place calling for a three-point-a-side restriction... Currently, a nonresident can buy an over-the-counter firearms or archery deer tag for $138.  In Illinois, the cost of a nonresident deer archery permit is $410 ..

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