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Proposed ODFW Regulation Has Some Hunters Up in Arms

Monday, May 10th, 2010

deer huntingThe Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is considering implementing a new regulation that has some hunters up in arms.

The proposed hunting regulation would make orange vests and hats a mandatory part of every sportsman’s hunting equipment, requiring hunters to wear them at all times while hunting. Currently, Oregon is one of only ten states that donā€™t require such attire. The proposal comes after the hunting-related death of a 15-year-old boy last fall. The boy was wearing camouflage clothing at the time he was shot.

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