Antlerless ok on combo license

Discussion in 'Deer Hunting Regulations, Proposals, and Law Debat' started by icefalcon, Aug 1, 2020.

  1. jr28schalm

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    He still hunts so I'll take that over who you sound like. Will the real swampy plz stand up
     
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  2. HUBBHUNTER

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    On my deer cruises in Ionia, Gratiot and Montcalm counties doe numbers are waaayyyy down. That's what you get with years of unlimited doe tags.

    The bright spot is the buck to doe ratio favors bucks this year with a healthy advanced age class.

    Implementing a No Doe policy this season will help to offset past kills and there shouldn't be a problem sticking one on the wall.

    CWD is a Trophy hunters dream come true.

    #SaveTheHunt
     
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  3. Luv2hunteup

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    A doe and a fawn per 40 acre parcel plus a buck per 1/4 section is nearly 40 deer per sq mile. That’s a lot of deer that needs thinning.
     
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  4. swampbuck

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    I am still here, No fake profiles for me ever.
     
  5. wildcoy73

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    My confusion is will the arteries season be open on public land?
    Waiting for the hunting digest to come out and see if it clarifies this.

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  6. jr28schalm

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    Do we got a heart only season?
     
  7. motdean

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    I've only got 2, but nobody has figured out who the are yet. ;)
     
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  8. retired dundo

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    Just buy a anterless.If I was shooting does I would not want to use my combo unless I didn’t have two bucks by late anterless season
     
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  9. wildcoy73

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    Auto correct strikes again.
    I know I changed it twice to anterless before sending.
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  10. HUBBHUNTER

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    I’ll head north to fill my freezer
     
  11. Waif

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    Good idea!
    There's places in the U.P. where doe are like sacred cattle , regardless of numbers...Or of winter severity making it unsuitable habitat for growing the herd.

    Must be hundreds of deer per square mile when several can be seen during a hunt on a small part of a section.(!) l.o.l..
     
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  12. HUBBHUNTER

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    I could shoot a doe every day and not notice a decline but I like watching them more than shooting them.

    Plus the northern does have that piney taste that pairs well with gin.
     
  13. jiggin is livin

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    Man, I wish we did! I would load up on giant timber goat hearts!
     
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  14. swampbuck

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    Hahaha, I got smacked with a 7 day break once. Probably would have been longer but it was smelt time on Higgins and everybody wanted intel.


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  15. 2stix-and-a-string

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    The sooner all or most of the deer are eliminated, the better!
    (My interpretation of the peoples ideology that are proposing these new ideas)
    How did these types of people ever get their hands on this wheel?...... more importantly, how do we get them the hell out ASAP?
    We can petition to change these new rules but eliminating the people that even dare propose such irresponsible and inconsiderate regulations is the best cure.
    What is always “overlooked” is the fact that regulations only apply to law abiding people. There is a large population of “other types” out there always.
    One has to wonder if the new regulations reflect the DNR inability to police the regulations and maybe gain some revenue from deer being shot anyways.
    Maybe if the DNR offered a reward (50% of fine) to Citizens who turn in people That get convicted of poaching, The lack of sufficient numbers of law enforcement Officers may not be as much of an issue.
    Im all for the preservation and respect for what the great outdoors has to offer us and future generations.
    The hell with the financial cluster the government will always be in and stop trying to fix it with numbers of licenses sold.