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Special youth deer hunt

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Just found out over the phone that my son was accepted into St. Croix State Park for the youth hunt, can't wait. Anyone else found out yet. Supposedly the results of the lottery are on the website but couldn't find it.

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I recieved confirmation in the mail yesterday from the DNR. It's my daughter's first year hunting, so I am really pumped that she was able to get drawn. Probably more exited than she is.

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My daughter will be hunting in the Whitewater game refuge.

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What do most of you do when hunting with your youth son or daughter? Do you use a 2-man deer stand or seperate stands, the reason I ask is this is my 1st youth hunt with my son and I have a 2 man deer stand but being you can't have ATV's in the state park it is going to be hard to have to lug that big thing around any distance.

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Most of the parks have a nice trail system,so if you have a deer cart you might be able to cart it out.I've hunted with my daughter on high ground with a good view with success and I've also put 2 portable stands close together.

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i thought the whitewater refuge was closed due to the storm damages??? I hope its not so that youths still can go hunting.

im hoping to hear something back about the youth hunt i put in for my brother he would be excited if picked. im going to look at the dnr.

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my brother got chosen for LAKE BEMIDJI STATE PARK you can take up to 5 deer so im happy he got chosen if anyone has hunted on or near this area any information would be great.

the orientation is october 19th but i dont know what time?

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You may want to try a pop up ground blind. They are great for kids as they can move about a bit more without spooking game. You can also bring food, drinks and other things to keep them entertained during the slow times.

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thanks for the info, i do have a two man ladder stand we might just set that up and sit for the first day see how it goes

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