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October 16, 2018
Five-month-old black lab, Gus, with a rooster shot on his first hunt this past weekend during the Minnesota opener. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Morken: Pheasant opener comes in with a bang
October 16, 2018 - 6:02pm
October 7, 2018
A rooster pheasant stands at attention. Jason Strege of the Glenwood Area DNR was optimistic that pheasants in the area came through their nesting season OK in what has been a wet spring in much of the primary pheasant range in Minnesota. (Gary Noon / Wikimedia Commons)
Roadside count indicates pheasants should be around Douglas County for opener
October 7, 2018 - 5:47am
July 10, 2018
A rooster pheasant stands at attention. Jason Strege of the Glenwood Area DNR was optimistic that pheasants in the area came through their nesting season OK in what has been a wet spring in much of the primary pheasant range in Minnesota. (Gary Noon / Wikimedia Commons)
Strege optimistic area pheasants came through the hatch OK
July 10, 2018 - 5:00pm
November 29, 2017
Jacob Busiahn (left), Mike Schaffran and yellow lab, Ole, with four roosters and a mallard shot during a hunt on Nov. 26. Pheasant season runs through Jan. 1, while duck season continues through Dec. 3 in the South Zone after wrapping up on Nov. 26 in the Central Zone. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Morken: Make the most of this final month
November 29, 2017 - 6:41am
September 5, 2017
The 2017 pheasant hunting prospects map based on the DNR's August Roadside Survey. (Minnesota DNR)
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
September 5, 2017 - 1:14pm
January 11, 2017
Five-year old yellow lab, Ole, makes a retrieve of a rooster on a hunt in southwestern Minnesota on Jan. 1. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
January 11, 2017 - 8:44am
December 21, 2016
Three late-season roosters made for a afternoon well spent last Friday. The Minnesota pheasant hunting season continues through Jan. 1. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Time is dwindling to chase late-season roosters
December 21, 2016 - 12:00am
October 26, 2016
Yellow lab, Ole, sits for a photo with a couple of roosters he retrieved during the first weekend of the season in Minnesota Oct. 15-16. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
The rush of the flush
October 26, 2016 - 12:00am
January 6, 2016
Four-year-old yellow lab, Ole, stands over a couple roosters he retreived on the last pheasant hunt of the season on Dec. 29.
One last hunt before the season slips away
January 6, 2016 - 12:15pm
December 16, 2015
From left to right, Willmar's Steve Leitch and Marv Kremin and Gary Morken of Cottonwood are all smiles after a succesful day pheasant hunting near Clark, SD on Dec. 11. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Thrill of the flush: South Dakota still has plenty to offer in the pheasant fields
December 16, 2015 - 9:15am
October 21, 2015
Ole, a 4-year-old yellow lab, sits proudly for a photo after playing a big role in the bagging of a limit of pheasants last Friday morning. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
It just takes two
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
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