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Outdoor photos from readers

Five-year-old twins Hunter and Wyatt Krebs, along with good friend Amelisa Schafer (4) were all smiles with a few teal after going on a hunt with their dads, Dean Krebs and Josh Schafer, northeast of Alexandria this past October.1 / 10
Five-year-old Wyatt Krebs holds a drake wood duck that was shot on a hunt southeast of Alexandria with his dad, Dean Krebs, on a morning in October. 2 / 10
Five-year-old twins Hunter and Wyatt Krebs and their dad, Dean Krebs, pose with a few pheasants after a successful hunt northeast of Alexandria on October 27. Along with them in their dog, Belle, who pointed one of the roosters on the hunt. 3 / 10
Nine-year-old Lauren Krebs poses with some mallards that her dad, Dean Krebs and Tim Oldenkamp of Alexandria shot on a hunt in early October northeast of Alexandria. 4 / 10
Douglas County Pheasants Forever board members Josh Schafer, Jerry Krebs and Dean Krebs, along with banquet helpers Adam Homelvig, Eric Halvorsen, Ben Schafer and Tim Oldenkamp pose for a photo after a successful day on a recent North Dakota pheasant hunt where they hunted in temperatures that dipped as low as 20-degrees below zero.5 / 10
Alexandria's Aaron Steidl watches a doe in his scope during a hunt the first weekend of firearms season in November. 6 / 10
Alexandria's Teresa Steidl captured this photo of a 10-point buck bedded down in the brush earlier this season. 7 / 10
Joe Shimota's dog, Thunder, worked hard on a pheasant hunt and earned a nap in the front of the truck on the way home. 8 / 10
Scot Kent captured this photo of his decoy spread on a "duck-watching experience" earlier this season with his two daughters and his son. Scot chose not to bring a gun, but instead just watch the ducks, much to the pleasure of his two daughters who didn't want the ducks to die. 9 / 10
Fatima Deason's 4-year-old ivory lab, Mikko, retrieves a duck that was shot on a hunting trip this past fall.10 / 10

Many readers from around the area sent in their photos from time spent outdoors throughout this fall's hunting seasons.

Eric Morken

Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.

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