Preparing for deer opener
If Gerald Schultz isn't THE Jackpine Savage, he's a reasonable facsimile.
Ensconced in a wooded area north of Park Rapids, the retired heavy equipment operator has turned his 200 acres over to wildlife.
He lives among deer, birds and other creatures of nature.
"The beaver pond dried up," he pointed out in amazement. "The beaver left."
Drought conditions came to the Schultz property in August, the driest he's seen since he bought the place in '58.
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