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May 29, 2024

Might duck hunters see a bigger bag limit for northern pintails as soon as 2025-26 season?

Duck hunters could see a bigger bag limit for northern pintails as soon as the 2025-26 season, if U.S. Fish and Wildlife population census numbers for the duck match set goals.
Regulations for the 2024-25 season are already set: The daily bag limit is one pintail daily in all four flyways. And it could stick there for awhile. A tease to potential bag limit bumps was offered May 23, when Delta Waterfowl suggested one – or all – flyway zones could see the pintail limit set at three ducks for the 2025-26 season.

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Uff-da: There’s sure a lot to like about Scandinavian Lake in Minnesota’s Pope County

A backroads drive along the southern edge of Pope County is relaxing. Development is minimal, and along the way you’ll encounter plenty of agricultural land as well as mature woods, swamps, associated wildlife, and a handful of what would be considered lesser-known lakes.

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Utilities start work on power line crossing in Mississippi River Refuge

Utility companies have started construction on a contentious power line crossing in a Mississippi River wildlife refuge.
ITC Midwest and Dairyland Power Cooperative are looking to string the final mile of the Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line across the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge near Cassville, Wis. When finished, the 102-mile line will link Iowa’s Dubuque County and Wisconsin’s Dane County.

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U.S. House committee OKs Farm Bill

While Congressional passage of a massive U.S. Farm Bill likely faces an uphill trek during a presidential election year, conservation groups last week lined up to congratulate members of the House Agriculture Committee on passage of a 2024 version of the bill.
It’s an important step toward legislation that’s typically recreated every five years and funds nutrition, agricultural, and conservation programs, and more, across the nation.

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Minnesota Mixed Bag: Alumacraft announces more layoffs

An international maker of recreation vehicles has announced another large layoff at its boat plant in southern Minnesota.
Alumacraft, which manufactures aluminum fishing boats and is owned by Canada-based Bombardier Recreational Products, Inc. (BRP), is located in St. Peter. On May 23, BRP informed the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development that it had let go 106 of the plant’s workers.

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