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Pheasant hunting

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According to a DNR wildlife research biologist, pheasants follow a schedule as routine as your daily commute to and from work. Understanding the pheasant's daily movements can increase your odds of flushing a rooster.

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10/11/14 - 01/04/15

 

Pheasant season

Hunting Seasons


What you'll need

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What to hunt

 

Where To Hunt

The Upper Minnesota River Valley offers tremendous opportunities for pheasant hunters. The Lac qui Parle Wildlife Management Area covers 33,000 acres. The Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge adds another 11,000 acres. Plus there are literally hundreds of wildlife management areas and waterfowl production areas in the region that are all open to public hunting. The new Walk-In Access program offers 1,000 acres in the area.

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