Chippewa County coyote bounty raises concerns November 24, 2011 Minnesota

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Chippewa County coyote bounty raises concerns   November 24, 2011 Minnesota, Monte News

...  hunters had expressed concern that a coyote overpopulation was causing a decrease in deer population, because the coyotes were preying on fawns.... Chippewa County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to enact a $10 bounty on coyotes from Dec. 1 through April 1 of each year.... “Bounties are not effective. It was something that was rightly done away with at the turn of the century.” - David Trauba, Depart­ment of Natural Resources Wildlife Area supervisor 



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