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Minnesota’s nine-day firearms hunting season for white-tailed deer begins Saturday.

Firearms deer hunting season begins Saturday

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The firearms deer hunting season begins Saturday over most of Minnesota and Greg Henderson, a Department of Natural Resources technician in the wildlife section at Park Rapids, feels Wadena-area hunters will see good numbers of whitetails.


 A little more than a third (38 percent) of Minnesota’s 2012 firearms hunters bagged deer last year. The season’s total deer harvest was 222,000 – the eighth-highest number on record.

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