WILLMAR -- Seeing pheasants can be a good thing and a bad thing. It just depends what time of year they are spotted.
If it's in the fall or spring, it's great. If a great number are noticed, pheasant hunters will have a lot of success.
But when it's winter, that's not good at all. That means the pheasants are having a hard time finding food and shelter. They're trying to survive the best they can, but that means extra exposure to hard climates and predators to find food.
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