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Student Photo Gallery

Students are free to submit a photo of themselves, along with a brief description.  It can be a hunting experience or shooting experience. Alex brought home this nice six point buck with a 40 yard shot! Check out the blog, "My First Deer," for an interesting and humorous story.
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Katie’s First Hunt

Katie’s First Hunt The alarm clock jolted me out of an amazing dream of huge whitetail deer grazing in front of me when it decided to scream ‘wake-up’ at 4:45 on the morning of opening deer hunting.  The evening before had been quite normal, a nice meal and then an endless supply of stories that…
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Luck Counts

Luck Counts Over the years, I have heard a countless number of experts say that skill and perseverance will get you a deer, and luck has nothing to do with it.  Obviously, these pros have never been around me. This last year’s archery season is proof that without some luck, you don’t get a deer. …
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Lost!

There are a whole lot of variables that must be executed properly in order for a person to get lost on a hunting outing in Minnesota.  The fortunate thing is that even if all the variables occur and you find yourself lost in the woods, you have a 90% chance of being found within the…
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To Case or Not to Case

In the 2009 session, the Minnesota legislature amended the law to allow firearms to be transported in motor vehicles without being cased, but only in certain situations.  The Hunter Education News (Fall 2009) issued by the Enforcement Division of the Minnesota DNR, stated it best: The 2009 Legislative session caught us all by surprise.  A…
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My First Deer

When a 2015 adult female student sent a photo of her first deer, she also provided this great recap of her successful hunt.  With her permission, we have included it on our site. This was my second hunting season after taking your Firearms Safety class in 2015 at the Minnetonka Sportsmen Club. My first year…
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