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When hunting wary waterfowl, paying attention to the little things can make a big difference.
When hunting wary waterfowl, paying attention to the little things can make a big difference.
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Hunting Sophisticated Geese

Hunting geese towards the end of the season gets more difficult. However, there are a few tactics we use that have provided success.

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Once hunters understanding some of the basic habits of the mourning dove, they are not that difficult to hunt.
Once hunters understanding some of the basic habits of the mourning dove, they are not that difficult to hunt.
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Simple Tactics for More Doves

Mourning dove hunting is fairly new to Minnesota. It is not pursued by many hunters. I find it is an excellent way to sharpen the shooting eye in preparation for other wing shooting seasons.

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*clairity*, Flickr
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Get Your Grouse This Year

Greg Jones from Midwest Outdoors shared his expertise on where to find ruffed grouse and woodcock during a recent visit to "In the Outdoors with Jerry Carlson" on AM 1240, WJON. Be ready to take some notes when you listen in on the conversation, because he also has some great cooking tips to use after that successful hunt.

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DNR – Minnesota Duck And Goose Numbers Improve

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the state's breeding duck and goose populations have improved from last year. The DNR's annual spring waterfowl surveys put the state's estimated breeding duck population at 687,000 compared with 531,000 last year.

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“No Wake Zones” on Several Stearns County Lakes Have Been Lifted

The "No Wake Zone" orders that were on several Stearns County lakes have been lifted as of today. Beaver, Carnelian. the Horseshoe Chain, Two Rivers and Rice Lakes are no longer under the order.

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Army Corps: 2 Asian Carp DNA Hits Near Lake Michigan

Two more water samples from near the Great Lakes have been found to contain genetic material from invasive Asian carp. Federal say the samples were taken from Chicago's Lake Calumet, where the Army Corps of Engineers reported seven other positive DNA hits earlier this week.

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Greater Minnesota Regional Parks Get More Legacy Amendment Money

Regional parks in greater Minnesota get a much bigger share of the Land and Legacy Amendment money over the next two years. The bill that allocates the money was passed by the State Legislature this week during the special session. Regional parks in outstate Minnesota will have about double the amount of money available, compared to the previous two years.

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Abby Faulkner
Abby Faulkner
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Outdoors Tip of the Week with Jerry Carlson: Using Jig Worms

It's a great time of year to hit the water and fish for bass. Outdoors Editor Jerry Carlson has some tips on how to catch bass using jig worms in our inaugural "Outdoors Tip of the Week with Jerry Carlson".

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Mr. Bigmouth's Little Brother
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Bob’s Journal: How The One We Had Became The One That Got Away

I like to think of myself as an angler that is still in need of lot's of "schooling". After you read this tale of woe, you may want to start a scholarship fund!

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Catching Walleye in the BWCA
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Shutdown: DNR Leaves Mille Lacs Walleye Slot Limit Unchanged

The state government shutdown means the Department of Natural Resources won't be changing the walleye slot limit on Lake Mille Lacs this summer.

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