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Fees may rise as lawmakers deal with outdoors issues

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Many legislators are thinking about the outdoors while working inside the Minnesota Capitol.

Many want to allow gray wolf hunting, expand a fight against invading Asian carp and make other changes in outdoors-related laws. Among those changes could be raising hunting and fishing licenses to pay for other outdoors needs.

"Hunting and fishing licenses have gone 11 years with no real increase," said Rep. Denny McNamara, who chairs the House environment committee.

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