OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Deer harvest down, North Dakota refuges offer late-season upland bird hunts etc.
Published 11/20/2011, Grand Forks Herald
According to Paul Telander, regional wildlife supervisor for the Department of Natural Resources in Bemidji, the harvest is down about 30 percent in the far northern areas, 8 to 10 percent in the Bemidji-Park Rapids area, 27 percent in the western part of the region and 7 to 15 percent in the far southwest portion of the region. Regionwide, the deer kill is down about 13 percent, but season continues through today in some of the easternmost permit areas. Season in most of northwest Minnesota ended Nov. 13.Word count: 1174