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December 10, 2017
On a western Minnesota farm, the bounty of a December afternoon’s hunt is displayed on a weathered fence. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
December 10, 2017 - 7:47am
October 22, 2017
Pheasant hunters move through a grassland in Lac qui Parle County on Oct. 14, 2017, the opening day of Minnesota's pheasant season. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Pheasant opener proved predictably tough
October 22, 2017 - 6:30am
October 8, 2017
A yellow Lab retrieves a rooster pheasant during a western Minnesota pheasant hunt. Forum News Service file photo
Challenging pheasant season expected in Minnesota, ND, SD
October 8, 2017 - 8:04am
September 5, 2017
Sam Cook / Forum News Service file photo

Pheasant hunters push through a grassland in Lac qui Parle County early on Oct. 10, 2015, opening day of Minnesota's pheasant season. Minnesota’s pheasant index has declined 26 percent compared to last year, according to the August roadside counts conducted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
State pheasant index down 26 percent from last year
September 5, 2017 - 8:58pm
October 20, 2015
Alice Isdahl, left, Gayle Larson and Leonard Isdahl load up Monday at the American Legion Post in Willmar to take pheasant meals to veterans in area nursing homes. The meal is an annual event conducted by Legion members. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Willmar veterans receive pheasant dinners
October 20, 2015 - 9:37am
October 2, 2014
Worthington readies for Governor’s Pheasant Opener
October 2, 2014 - 11:26pm
October 19, 2012
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O' Dark Thirty blog: Pheasant opener proves successful
October 19, 2012 - 8:47am
October 12, 2012
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O' Dark Thirty blog: Tips for successful pheasant hunting
October 12, 2012 - 8:52am
October 29, 2011
Loss of CRP land could mean loss of pheasants
October 29, 2011 - 12:00am
Finding pheasants tougher this year
October 29, 2011 - 12:00am
October 22, 2011
Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Paul Johannes was tapped to help lead the hunting party of Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, top right, with his gun dogs. Johannes is shown with two of the four Springer Spaniels he led. The party of four hunters bagged two roosters while working public land on the Lac qui Parle wildlife area.
Willmar dog trainer guides governor's party
October 22, 2011 - 12:50am
Tom Brusven, chair of the Chippewa County chapter of Pheasants Forever, led this group of hunters during the Governor's Pheasant Opener. From left are Brusvben, Joe Hoppe, Satveer Chaudhary, Tracy Ekola, Lindberg Ekola and Sam Claassen.
Getting birds was a bonus
October 22, 2011 - 12:46am
October 17, 2011
Speaker of the Minnesota House Kurt Zellers, left, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson and Gov. Mark Dayton discuss the morning's hunt Saturday at the Watson Hunting Camp near the Lac qui Parle refuge. Western Minnesota played host Saturday to the first Governor's Pheasant Opener. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
None for Dayton but 52 birds harvested during Governor's Pheasant Opener
October 17, 2011 - 12:00am
October 16, 2011
Hunter Landwehr, 13, son of Tom Landwehr, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, shows Gov. Mark Dayton one of the two rooster pheasants he harvested this morning. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Update: Montevideo, Minn., area boasts surprising pheasant numbers for Governor's Pheasant Opener
October 16, 2011 - 10:25am
October 15, 2011
Hunter Landwehr, 13, son of Tom Landwehr, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, shows Gov. Mark Dayton one of the two rooster pheasants he harvested this morning. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
No bird for Dayton during Governor's Pheasant Opener
October 15, 2011 - 6:20pm