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    I do like how MN is able to steadily add...

    I do like how MN is able to steadily add permanent habitat with a lot of help from the Land & Legacy Amendment and groups like PF. It is incremental for sure but in a generation it will be...
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    [sarcasm]South Dakota Tourism is having the SDGFP...

    [sarcasm]South Dakota Tourism is having the SDGFP re-write the survey results and buying time until they can secure an order for another 1000 semi loads of pen raised roosters[sarcasm]
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    There has been a lot more big block (1/4 section...

    There has been a lot more big block (1/4 section or larger) CRP acreage lost in the last 20-years than CREP or public land acquisitions added. I get your point though that as habitat acreage comes...
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    Used to hunt Marshall, Day and N/NE Brown county...

    Used to hunt Marshall, Day and N/NE Brown county almost exclusively starting in 2003 and through the end of that decade. Lots of public land and relatively few hunters until the word got out in the...
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    Cautiously optimistic. Prime nesting season...

    Cautiously optimistic. Prime nesting season weather looked good and am thinking that the areas not planted (if left fallow) could actually improve the brood rearing cover. Just my observation but...
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    I treat sharptail breasts like a cheap steak. ...

    I treat sharptail breasts like a cheap steak. Marinade in your favorite concoction (chipotle, cilantro, seasonings & canola oil for me) at least overnight. Cook to medium rare on a hot charcoal...
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    Weather reports I'm seeing in the area I hunt...

    Weather reports I'm seeing in the area I hunt have looked warm and not too wet this month. Definitely could use a year with a nice big hatch.
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    Doesn't meet the I-90 criteria or have the MO...

    Doesn't meet the I-90 criteria or have the MO Breaks but the pothole region has excellent fishing opportunities (walleyes, perch, smallies, panfish etc.), exceptional waterfowl hunting & while not...
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    Good tangible benefits like this could get the program expanded. Would really help address the shortage of nesting/brood rearing cover that has resulted from the last decade's CRP acreage reduction....
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    The original HEVI-Shot recipe that was actually...

    The original HEVI-Shot recipe that was actually heavier/denser than lead was an awesome pheasant load. Used to shoot 2 3/4" #5's out of open chokes. Those loads patterned pretty well, had good...
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    It has been a few years but have seen PF burn...

    It has been a few years but have seen PF burn crews in western MN south of Ortonville. Not sure if they were sponsored by PF or if PF actually bought the equipment and staffed the crews with PF...
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    Is there a shortage of traditional good winter...

    Is there a shortage of traditional good winter cover around? Might be the best option the DNR has to provide nesting, brood rearing & protective cover for the birds on those parcels?

    I will take...
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    Don't agree with the above. I think the lodges...

    Don't agree with the above. I think the lodges have expanded (moderately if you look at the numbers) because they do a great job marketing themselves as an actual hunting experience vs. what many of...
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    If you were hunting in March you must have been...

    If you were hunting in March you must have been hunting at a licensed shooting preserve (otherwise illegal). They release birds and while it would be possible to shoot a wild bird in that situation...
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    The preserve harvest I believe is included in...

    The preserve harvest I believe is included in total harvest numbers but SD GF&P does not attempt to hide much when it comes to preserves, what the harvest is and how many birds they release. ...
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    The planted birds thing is way overblown. Yes the...

    The planted birds thing is way overblown. Yes the SDGFP says 264,000 of the total 829,000 roosters harvested in 2017 were released birds. Thing is those released birds were shot on 227 preserves...
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    Thanks for continuing to perpetuate the myth....

    Thanks for continuing to perpetuate the myth. Lessens the pressure on the wild roosters I chase.......
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    No idea on fees but if looking for paid access...

    No idea on fees but if looking for paid access private land hunts probably hard to beat the Mitchell, Chamberlain, Gregory, Winner areas. Can look up UGuide on this site as well.
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    Thanks for the report. Looking to head down to...

    Thanks for the report. Looking to head down to NE for a long weekend hunt in early December with the plan to get on some Bob's with my FBECS. How are the sand burrs in the areas you are hunting?...
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    With the irregular boundaries on a lot of the...

    With the irregular boundaries on a lot of the CREP parcels & frequent situations with poor signage citations could probably get written frequently. Probably good for a lot of us that most land owners...
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    My condolences and a fine tribute to your best...

    My condolences and a fine tribute to your best hunting partner.
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    Buyer beware when going pay-to-play I guess but...

    Buyer beware when going pay-to-play I guess but think most who are serious about the sport know that already. Love the poorly disguised agendas and/or misinformed bias of a couple of the interviews....
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    Not all WIA are intended for pheasant hunting. ...

    Not all WIA are intended for pheasant hunting. The old books used to provide info on what species the parcel was intended to provide access for. Not sure if that info is still out there or available...
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    Not an area I have hunted in a long time but as a...

    Not an area I have hunted in a long time but as a freelancer if a guy is flexible about where and what types of cover he will hunt, will invest in some scouting and can figure out how to take...
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    Looking at the lease costs these parcels and they...

    Looking at the lease costs these parcels and they appear to go for $10/Acre on the low end & $18/Acre on the high end. The lease duration can be optioned out for up to 10-years. Would be interesting...
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