Deer hunting numbers are down November 16, 2013 Minnesota

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Deer hunting numbers are downNovember 16, 2013 Minnesota, Albert Lea Tribune 
... three days of the firearms season, down 8 percent from 2012, according to the DNR. Leslie McInenly, DNR big game program leader ... not surprising.  “Last year, opening weekend weather was almost ideal and the state’s corn harvest was virtually complete, she said. “So given Saturday’s roaring winds of up to 30 mph, which tends to restrict deer movement, and more available deer refuge areas due to pockets of standing corn, the harvest is about what you’d expect.” ...

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