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Michigan bill looks to move up start date for firearm deer season by 10 days

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Posted at 7:40 AM, Nov 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-21 20:44:50-05

LANSING, Mich. (WXYZ) — A bill introduced in the Michigan House of Representatives looks to extend Michigan's firearm deer hunting season by 10 days.

House Bill 5244, introduced by Reps. Gary Eisen, Douglas Wosniak, Steven Johnson and Matt Maddock, aims to move the start of firearm deer season up to Nov. 5 and the end on Dec. 1.

Currently, firearm deer season runs from Nov. 15-30.

The bill was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation.