Sportsmen weigh in on deer plan August 26, 2011 New York

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Sportsmen weigh in on deer plan August 26, 2011 New York Outdoor News, Inc

DEC received over 2000 comments on its proposed 5-year deer management plan...there may not have been a clear consensus among those submitting responses to the proposals...."...concepts proposed in the plan, such as deer management focus areas and the development of an index of deer impacts on forests, that really have a lot of potential value for deer management in New York but didn't stir much response from hunters,"....."On the youth hunt, some people don't want it for a variety of reasons," ....All of the major changes within the deer management plan - the youth hunt, AR expansion and Oct. 1 bow opener - would require regulatory approval.

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