Service Expands Hunting and Fishing September 17, 2011 Minnesota

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Service Expands Hunting and Fishing September 17, 2011 Minnesota

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced the opening of Crane Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Minnesota to big game hunting of deer and upland game hunting of turkey for the first time, while expanding hunting and fishing activities at nine other refuges. Notice of the final 2011-2012 Refuge-Specific Hunting and Sport Fishing Regulations published in the Federal Register on September 9, 2011....More than 250 comments were received during the 30-day public comment period on the proposed expansion. Only 18 comments opposed the amended regulations. 

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