Very well said, And it is being pushed on the public land hunter primarily for and by the landowners, So the public hunter wont shoot their sparky'sMost of Michigans land mass is in private ownership. The owners have allways had the power to manage their land for deer the way they see fit. They do not need more regulations. They have allways had the power to manage their land.
Most if not all Public Land in Michigan is at or below deer density goals. There is no need to place more restrictions on this land to control the population.
Since public land is not where the problem is, APR's are nothing more than controling the neighbors trigger finger and force him to make the decision that is socially exceptable.