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August 28, 2017

DNR waterfowl specialist: Outlook good for duck, goose seasons

The forecast is calling for a favorable Minnesota waterfowl season. “Habitat conditions look good in most areas, wild rice reports are good for hunters in the northern portions of the state and waterfowl numbers are favorable,” said Steve Cordts, waterfowl specialist with the Minnesota DNR. The waterfowl season opens Saturday, Sept. 23 with similar bag

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Fewer sharptails and Huns, more ruffed grouse expected in North Dakota hunts

North Dakota’s popular hunting seasons for grouse and partridge will open Saturday, Sept. 9. State Game and Fish Department upland game biologist R.J. Gross says hunters will likely see fewer sharptails and Huns compared to last year, while ruffed grouse numbers are up from 2016. Gross said that hot, dry early summer weather likely reduced

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CWD tests mandatory for deer harvested in central, north-central and southeast

Precautionary testing during the first two days of firearms deer season will determine whether chronic wasting disease may have spread from captive deer to wild deer in central and north-central Minnesota, the DNR said in a news release Monday, Aug. 28. All hunters in affected deer permit areas will be required to have their harvested

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Alaska hunting guide charged with herding bears to clients

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska master hunting guide has been charged with using assistants on snowmobiles to herd grizzly bears toward clients, making it easier for hunters to shoot the animals.  Brian Simpson, 55, of Fairbanks, also is charged with guiding on a national preserve without a permit. Simpson’s company is Wittrock Outfitters-Alaska. Messages left with the

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