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New guy here. I'm from Sault Ste. Marie, Mi but I'm thinking about moving towards Duluth. I'm a big deer hunter and love fishing for cold water species.

Couple questions:

Can anybody give me info on the job market of Duluth?

Any info on the deer seasons and hunting in the area would be great too. I've contacted the MDNR for info also.

I'll have more questions later if you guys don't mind.

If it shows up, here's a pic for you guys to ponder. This is a pic of our buck pole from last season!

2006OntarioBuckPole1.jpg

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woody1975

That is a pile of Hogz. Nice deer uptracker.

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harvey lee

Nice deer and Welcome to Fishing Minnesota. smile.gif

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Ebiz

Is that all you got? smile.gif

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poutpro

Why move with that kind of hunting?

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Nightcrawler

I take it was all Bow kills.

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koonie

wow. shocked.gif welcome!

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uptracker

If that would have been in Michigan, I wouldn't be moving. grin.gif Those were all taken up your way...not in MN though. Take it from there. All taken the first week of November with a firearms.

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wingnutken

I smell cheese?! grin.gif

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uptracker

Not sure why you smell cheese, but if you're refering to the deer......not quite. Think Hockey! grin.gif

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