On Wednesday, the legislature’s Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee unanimously opposed a bill that would have increased youth deer hunting days to 3.
Action was postponed on a bill to allow a person to place supplemental minerals for deer from March 1st to July 31st if the supplemental minerals are placed on that person’s own land, or on another person’s land with the other person’s oral or written permission, and the supplemental minerals do not contain any grain or food products.
More deer feeding and baiting bills are coming later so the committee decided to deal with all feeding and baiting bills at the same time.
Also on Wednesday, the committee considered a bill to amend the law governing registration of harvested animals to have registration agents retain $4 of each registration seal for a bear, deer or moose. It also increased the amount collected for each wild turkey registered to $3, leaving the amount retained at $2.
The committee unanimously opposed this bill.