Mandatory Antler Point Restrictions: A Dangerous Precedent

Mandatory Antler Point Restrictions: A Dangerous Precedent

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Mandatory antler restrictions are a hotly debated topic among hunters in many states. Some want more restrictions while others don’t believe them necessary.

In the rush to jump on the mandatory antler point restriction bandwagon, in some states basic principles of biology are being ignored in favor of public opinion. The end results are confusion, unhappy hunters and poorly managed deer herds.

The fact that the value of voluntary antler point restriction (VAPR) is mostly being ignored in discussions about deer management in some states is part of the reason for confusion and the problems regarding mandatory antler point restriction (MAPR). Proponents of MAPR insist that…



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