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Youth Hunter, Derek Rotering with his dad, Aaron, and his guide, Nick Courneya. The Roterings are from Fergus Falls, Nick is from Frazee.

DNR Youth Hunts bring home birds

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Twenty-nine 12-17 year old firearm certified youth enjoyed a weekend of turkey hunting most any outdoors person would enjoy April 17 and 18.


Ottertail County had two special youth hunts organized through the Minnesota DNR and the National Wild Turkey Federation.

Each hunter was paired up with a mentor, someone who has had turkey hunting experience. They were also required to bring a parent or guardian with them.

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