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Brothers Tony Sellner (left), of West Fargo, N.D., and Allen Sellner, of Dalton, Minn., take aim at incoming ducks during a morning duck hunt on Devils Lake. (2011 file / News Tribune)

Three-zone duck season opens Sept. 22 in Minnesota

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Minnesotans will have a 60-day, three-zone duck waterfowl season opening on Sept. 22, the earliest the season has opened in 45 years, Department of Natural Resources officials announced Tuesday.


The state's waterfowl season will open one-half hour before sunrise on Sept. 22 statewide. In the North Duck Zone (north of Minnesota Highway 210), duck season will run from Sept. 22 to Nov. 20.

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