Battle for revenue
Facing rising costs and flat revenues, officials with state game and fish agencies in states from Maine to Oregon are considering raising the cost of hunting and fishing licenses to help mend broken budgets.
The result could mean yet another expense for sportsmen looking to spend a day on the water or a weekend in camp. Game and fish officials in several states said they were afraid that increasing the cost of a local license will make the outdoors a less-appealing option for families in ...
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