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Weather doesn’t deter Youth Deer Day hunters

ORRINGTON, Maine — Thousands of young Mainers braved the elements on a rainy Saturday morning, hoping to cross paths with a deer on the 11th annual “Youth Deer Day” in the state. Few families fared better than the Lunt brothers of Orrington: Both 12-year-old Nolan and 15-year-old Drew filled their tags long before noon, shooting […]

Youth Deer Day set for Saturday

Back in 2001, state wildlife officials mulled a proposal — one that was established by the state legislature — to give youth hunters a day of their own. Among the ideas that were pondered at the time: Holding a “Youth Deer Day” on the last Saturday of September … or on the traditional residents-only opening […]