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AZ Moves To Ban Use Of Trail Cameras For Hunting Advantage

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Arizona is moving to ban the use of trail cameras to take video or photos to aid hunting.

Regulators say the widespread practice runs counter to a doctrine that prey animals should have a chance to get away and that hunters should rely on their skills, not technology. The Arizona Game and Fish Commission unanimously approved the ban during a June 11 meeting in Payson and made tentative plans to implement it next January. Commission Chairman Kurt Davis told the Arizona Republic achieving the Jan. 1 target date depends on education and training.