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I was able to find information regarding an adult mentor transferring one anterless license to a mentored youth. I was not able to find any specific regulations or laws regarding an adult transferring one anterless license to a junior hunter. Can someone help me out? Here is my situation: My daughter is 12, passed the hunter safety course, and has a combo junior license. Because she did not pass her hunter safety course until later in September, we did not apply for an anterless tag for her in the WMU we typically hunt (2C). Instead, we got her one in 2A. I possess an anterless tag for 2C. Is it illegal, unethical, wrong for her to shoot a doe in 2C and then tag the deer with my tag? A link or quote to the applicable law would also be great. Thanks everyone.
 

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After reading the book that comes with license, it is my understanding that only a Mentored youth or a mentored adult may have an antlerless tag transferred to them. The transferring of an anterless tag does not apply to junior hunters, they are required to apply for their own tag. Therefore, from what I am reading, it would not be legal to transfer an antlerless tag. You would have to decide if unethical.
 

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yes, interesting dilemma but I think the guys here have it right. I have found that some of the regulations revolving around this might be looked at to make it a better experience. For instance I have multiple antlerless tags for 5D. I try to get my 10yo out as much as possible. I have these tags and they will be filled on a deer, but I would rather let him shoot multiple antlerless rather than me. But you can only transfer one.
 

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Just as a PSA: Youth can take the hunter safety course at 11. They do not have to be 12. They have to be 12 to hunt on a youth license. You could have had your daughter take her course this past spring or summer, gotten her a doe tag and been set. I realize that's of little help now, sorry.

My son will be in the situation in a few years where he'll be a MY for the first 3 weeks of archery season and then be a youth hunter. He'll have his own doe tag he can't use as a MY and I can transfer one of mine to him at that time. After he turns 12 he's got to use his own doe tag and I can no longer transfer mine. If he kills a buck on his MY permit he can't kill one on his youth license.
 

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JasonN said:
Just as a PSA: Youth can take the hunter safety course at 11. They do not have to be 12. They have to be 12 to hunt on a youth license. You could have had your daughter take her course this past spring or summer, gotten her a doe tag and been set. I realize that's of little help now, sorry.

My son will be in the situation in a few years where he'll be a MY for the first 3 weeks of archery season and then be a youth hunter. He'll have his own doe tag he can't use as a MY and I can transfer one of mine to him at that time. After he turns 12 he's got to use his own doe tag and I can no longer transfer mine. If he kills a buck on his MY permit he can't kill one on his youth license.
Good info here.
 
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