Duck season to open earlier this year
Minnesota's duck hunting season will open a week earlier than usual.
Opening day shooting hours also will be earlier. Bag limits for wood ducks and hen mallards will be higher than last year.
The 60-day, six-duck-limit waterfowl season opens Sept. 24.
Opening day shooting will start a half-hour before sunrise.
Youth waterfowl day will be Sept. 10.