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Stock pheasants are affixed with peepers, which negate the birds ability to see the bird in front of them and dissuade aggressive behavior. The peepers are removed before release.

Third annual Perham Sportsman's Club pheasant release Saturday, July 24

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What started out as a three-man operation raising and releasing 1,200 pheasants has exploded sevenfold in three years.

The combined efforts of the Perham Sportsman's Club contributed to this year's release of 8,400 birds.

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In 2008, Craig Swanson and two friends wanted to raise 100 birds each. Simply by word of mouth, interest spread throughout the community.

"Before you knew it, we ordered 1,200 birds," Swanson said.

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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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