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Conditions in the field for the Saturday firearms opener will be wet and some recent rugged winters and more predators means there may be fewer prize bucks to see in northeast Minnesota. File photo

Deer hunt gets tougher

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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Office in Tower is forecasting a reduced deer population for northern St. Louis and Lake counties. The firearms deer hunting season opens Saturday.


Wildlife managers report a smaller deer herd and fewer anterless permits.

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