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      Fishing Minnesota had added a new menu item (see above) called Fishing Report Clubs. It's a way to keep the really good fishing reports coming and being shared only with those who also provide detailed fishing reports. We will only approve new members who request to join if they have already posted a recent fishing report in the area forum, associated with the Fishing Report Club area  you want to join. We are going to limit the number of regular memberships, in the Fishing Report Clubs, to the top 20  members in each Club, to those with the best frequency and quality fishing reports provided in the club and less so in the regular fishing report forum open to all members. The higher quality fishing report reserved for the club of course. If  you want fishing reports  around your area, I would Join Now, some of the clubs are starting to fill fast. Use the Fishing Reports Club link in the Menu above (after you've posted a fishing report in the regular area forum) and request to Join.
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Farley

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Farley

Anyone else hunt around the Hutch area? I've looked all over the regs to find out if I can hunt both weekends with a Multizone Buck license and cant find anything. I've been told you can.

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WaveWacker

Yep, you can hunt both weekends with the Multi zone license.

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LMITOUT

So how was everyone's deer hunt? I don't hunt deer myself, so just wondering if there was any success despite the warmer temps.

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dirtking

shot a doe with my bow - 3 weeks ago - 6 miles south of Dassel - was north of Brainerd for the opener - will be hunting Dassel area next weekend - Gotta love the All season license

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Farley

Saturday didnt see a single deer. Sunday morning tried a different spot in the same woods and wouldnt you know it a small buck walks right in front of my other stand. Did some drives late morning\early afternoon and only saw a few does. Sat out on Sunday night next to a picked corn field and had one doe walking around in front of me for about an hour. I mainly hunted on the south east corner of Lake Byron (the lake Gopher Campground is on) and a buddy who hunts about two miles to the north shot a 8 point Sunday. There was a small buck shot accross the road from my house (Stockholm township) and I've heard of a few decent bucks being taken from that area this year by some other buddies.

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bassNspear

Huge 12 pointer was taking by Lake Minnie Belle. Had two drop tines. Shot by Randy Lang, owner of Langs Meat Market. Few of my buddies saw the pic in the paper.

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ice bandit

farley whos land do you hunt on ? I grew up out in that area

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Farley

Rick Smutka's. He's my uncle.

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