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Continued: Anderson: Hunt clubs help sustain wild-bird hunters -- and vice versa

  • Article by: DENNIS ANDERSON , Star Tribune
  • Last update: December 21, 2013 - 11:03 PM

This was Tuesday, Dec. 17, and Allie, Mick and I were happy enough to pass the day the way we did.







 

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    Participate in a scavenger hunt called “Checkpoint MN,” featuring 10 locations marked by signs around the state, and you could receive prizes from snow bikes to getaway packages.

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    Early snow and cold have made this December the best start to the winter recreation season in years.

  • Thickets of willows are among the many landscape features at Wild Wings Hunt Club near Pine City, Minn., that seek to imitate coverts encountered while wild bird hunting.

  • Chad Hughes, co-owner and manager of Wings North Hunt Club shown behind bar in Santa hat, said his club draws clients from Duluth as well as the Twin Cities and central Minnesota.

  • Birds released and harvested were tallied on a board at Wings North Hunt Club near Pine City.

  • Wild or not? A rooster pheasant showed off his splendid feathered coat. The bird is one of thousands released each year at state hunt clubs.

  • In pursuit of a bird burrowed deep in a snow- and ice-covered marsh, Allie, a yellow Labrador, dug in, following her nose.

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