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Good waterfowl opener expected this weekend

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Time to go duck hunting again. It's up on the high range for Mallards with 11.8 million mallards set to migrate this fall. Introduce the family to duck hunting. It's a blast for those energetic enough to get out in the sloughs, marshes, ponds, fields, streams, backwaters, and rivers early. It can be as easy as setting up in a pass shooting spot or as fun as getting out in the duck boat for an early morning duck blind set-up with a full spread of duck decoys.

It's a great way to teach the kids about our natural environment and have an exciting time doing it. I'm sure they will agree it beats the classroom for learning.

Your water dog be it lab, chessie or spaniel will love you.

Hunting is expected to be good when Minnesota’s regular waterfowl season opens a half-hour before sunrise on Saturday, Sept. 26.

“This is a great year to get out into the marsh, especially if you haven’t been duck hunting in the past few years,” said Steve Cordts, DNR waterfowl specialist. “There are lots of opportunities to find uncrowded areas to hunt, and duck numbers look strong compared to our long term average.”

Mallard abundance from a continental spring survey that includes Minnesota is used to determine overall duck season length. This year’s estimate was 11.8 million mallards, which was well above the long-term average. Since 1997, duck season length has been 60 days each year, and the mallard population has ranged from 6.8 million to 11.8 million.

Discuss below - to view set the hook here.

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Now doesn't this look like fun?

 

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