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Randy, left, and Shawn Collette, pack it in Sunday afternoon on the Halvorson Forest Road, where they'd set up an encampment. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Deer opener turns the forests and fields orange

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It was a beautiful weekend to set up deer camp.

Above normal November temperatures made Minnesota's firearm deer opener positively balmy.


And how was the hunting? It was a beautiful weekend to set up deer camp.

Actually, hunters reported mixed success during an opening weekend that only saw a few minor accidents throughout the state.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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