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Me and a buddy went down towardFairmont area and north of there... got 2 saw some more but alot of crops still up. might be good in a few weeks. MIght have gotten a more action but the old lab is getting tired. limping after about a 1/4 mile of walking. hate to have to start thinking about that decission.

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Hunted in northern Washington County. Saw two birds( one hen and one rooster) and a really nice buck. The low spots were wet to say the least. Walked till I had blisters on both heels from my waterlogged boots and then called it a day. Duck hunted the St. Croix river Sunday so no pheasant report.

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Well it's wet out there. Saw a few hens on opener. Started off the day duck hunting, and two roosters landed on the other side of the swamp. Right at 9:00 went looking for them and they got up at about 100 yards. Today we got two right at sunset. Pretty tough with all the corn still in.

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Three of us hunted near Montevideo and we hiked for a few hours and only kicked up one hen and a rooster that I waxed. It was incredibly slow!! We won't hunt them until the corn is picked.

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Wow sounds like a terrible opening weekend! I will be heading home (west central mn) this weekend for some pheasants. Hopefully the crops are coming out. I thought this year would be awesome bird hunting but opening weekend reports dont show that happening. Good luck!!!

~Juddfish

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Hunted Stevens county, mainly duck hunted but pheasant hunted a little. Didn't seem like too many birds around. We got one and missed another, those were the only two we saw.

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I Hunted alone with just the Dog on public land,about 50 miles west of the Twin cities.We got one and saw two more late hatch roosters.I thought that they were hens until they cackled back at me out of gun range.I did not try to hunt the corn but there were alot of birds in the corn.Theres alot of water out there.I was up to thighs crossing spots to get to other cover.Its a good idea to bring spare pair of boots and or several pairs of socks.It will get better as the crops come out of the fields.And only the die hard hunters remain.

Bird Dog

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I hunted just outside of Sauk Center on the opener. Found lots of roosters, shooting woes left us empty handed. Good dog work though. Made it worth the time. Most of the birds were in the swamp - go figure.

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tis a secret......lets just say not too far from the cities.....west....of lake minnetonka..........SHHHHHHHHHHH!! wink.gif

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Hunted west central yeterday afternoon. First 2 wma's big zero except a rooster that wandered right up to my truck,of course when 30 yards from truck I was not paying attention enough and watched it fly away. Drove around looking for cut corn ajacent to a wma found one and found birds everywhere in the cats. Had 2 roosters in less than an hour. It is very wet out there.

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