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Rochester Game Refuge - Early Goose

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So the refuge is legal for early goose. Other than a 2 bag and 100yds from water, any other restrictions apply? City limits legal? Please enlighten if you know more.

Thanks, Coot

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Check out this link:

http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/news/releases/index.html?id=1187813416

I would be very surprised if they allowed you to hunt within the city limits. I think there is quite a bit of refuge that is outside of the city limits...I believe these are the areas you can hunt.

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That website is helpful, however, the map pertains to a new proposition for land. Can we assume the refuge outside of city limits is fair game?

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I guess that is what I am assuming...I don't know the refuge boundaries very well. Your best bet would be to call the DNR directly. I have never goose hunted around Rochester...I have always thought it would be too tough to find fields since all of the guides have them locked up. Maybe this would open some doors for the average joe. smile.gif Maybe I should give it a shot this year!

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silver lake here i come

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I won't be in the refuge, but if you get a chance, send them east, I'll be waiting.

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