The First Annual Governor’s Pheasant Opener in Montevideo went off without incident--at least for Gov. Mark Dayton. Other hunters in Dayton's party had better luck Saturday. GOP House Speaker Kurt Zellers and local resident Paul Johannes each bagged a bird, while Dayton went home empty-handed.
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Gov. Dayton comes home empty-handed in pheasant opener
Gov. Mark Dayton was in Marshall for the 2nd annual Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener Saturday, but did not take any pheasants. Dayton's party hunted in a DNR Wildlife Management area.
Governor in Marshall to mark start of pheasant hunting season
Gov. Mark Dayton will be in Marshall to mark the opening of pheasant hunting season. The trip builds on a tradition Dayton started last fall, when he visited Montevideo for the first Governor's Pheasant Opener.
DNR: This year's pheasant hunting season looking pretty grim
The DNR says the pheasant population hasn't been this low in more than two decades. Pheasant hunters are expected to harvest about 250,000 roosters this fall -- compared to 500,000 just last year. The season opens up this weekend.
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