The cost of hunting deer in Michigan may keep some people out of the woods.
Last year, 12 motorists were killed and another 1,200 were hurt in car-deer accidents in Michigan.
Is this cooler than the albino deer?
Michigan officials say an 11-year-old hunter who shot a 12-point albino buck with a crossbow did nothing wrong.
In 2013, 12 people were killed and another 1,200 were injured in deer related crashes. Oakland County had the most deer/vehicle crashes with 1,801 crashes.
Application period for licenses to hunt antlerless deer is underway and continues through Aug. 15.
Ann Arbor’s proposal to control the city’s deer population include an organized hunt to kill some of the animals or sterilization.
Getting a drive-through meal could take on new meaning in Michigan if legislation is approved making it easier to take home road kill.
This year’s deer harvest appears to be down significantly from 2012 because of weather, disease and rule changes.
“Reported pictures on trail cameras are giving many hunters high hopes for the coming season both for larger bucks and successful antlerless harvests.”