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Deer baiting ban could continue hunting decline in Michigan

Category: hunting

 Feb 14th, 2019 by Keith Worrall  288

Modified Feb 14th, 2019 at 7:52 PM

Deer hunting is declining in Michigan. In the late 1990’s, almost 800,000 people were hunting deer in the state. Twenty years later, that number has dropped by around 25 percent.

A new ban on deer baiting is likely to further that trend.

But the Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the ban is necessary for the long-term health of the state’s deer herd.

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