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Woodcock hunt – a good one for beginners – set to begin in Minnesota on Sept. 23

The woodcock hunting season starts on Saturday, Sept. 23, and runs through Monday, Nov. 6. Woodcock are found mostly in the northern forests of Minnesota. (Photo courtesy of DNR)
Various hunting seasons have begun during the past few weekends, and the woodcock season will get under way Saturday. According to the Minnesota DNR, the woodcock population has decreased steadily over the past two or three decades, but there’s plenty of forest habitat across the state to ensure a successful timberdoodle hunt. The DNR recently hosted a webinar on the topic of woodcock hunting, and Lindsey Shartell, the department’s northeast regional wildlife manager, led the conversation.
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