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What about bow hunt?

October 29, 2013

To the Editor: I’m not trying to start anything bad; I’m just a bowhunter who constantly hears comments from people about how there are too many deer here in Fairmont destroying people’s yards and......

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darkdruid

Dec-10-13 10:45 AM

Wow......nice rant. First there are moose, bear, and wild turkey in the state....in fact there are wild turkey in Martin County. Bow hunting didn't kill off bison in Minnesota but the massive over hunting with rifles in the 1800s. Deer are highly adaptable and enjoy a variety of food plants in cities plus the protection from predators there. There are over 800k deer in Minnesota per the DNR with about 160k harvested in the hunting seasons this year. Deer are not endangered.

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Wingingit

Dec-09-13 6:39 PM

I do not think many Civilized people would agree with you. How many deer are bothering your yards exactly?And Cars Well if people would slow down and pay better attention maybe they would not hit a deer ,Deer so not say Lets run into that car: You first. If you are one of the Poachers here in Fairmont Have you started your Bow Hunting Because on Winnebago Avenue Out past Indus Street Where it clearly states No Trespassing or Hunting ,There has been some illegal things going on ,Did ya get all your buddies together?Leave the wildlife alone Build your property Somewhere else .Legislation we know Coddles Farmers ,After all people legal Sharp shooting in Minnesota Made the Elk extinct. And hunting made the Caribou, Moose, Brown Bear, Grizzly Bear, Wolverine ,Bison, Wild Turkey All Extinct In The Great State Of Minnesota ONLY. Yes these are true Facts Google it.So no we can say No Bow Hunting ...

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norseman

Oct-30-13 6:57 AM

Agree! Its the only way to thin a herd to healthy numbers!

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