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Minnesota 2018 Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener Oct 12-13


Submitted by:  Backcountry Press Outdoor News 
Posted on: 08/09/18

The eighth annual Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener, which was initiated by Gov. Mark Dayton in 2011 is scheduled to be held Oct. 12-13, 2018 in Luverne at Grand Prairie Events.

Previous host communities have been Montevideo (2011 and 2016), Marshall (2012 and 2017), Madelia (2013), Worthington (2014) and Mankato (2015). The event features the many hunting, recreational and travel opportunities that host communities have to offer visitors.

The purpose of the event is to focus on Minnesota’s hunting heritage, cultural traditions and the economic impact of the sport, as well as to generate associated travel and tourism.

Social hour begins at 5 p.m., followed by the banquet at 6 p.m. The program will run from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Tickets to the banquet are $40 each and available until sold out, at the Luverne Area Chamber & CVB, or by calling 507-283-4061.

For more information see; http://www.exploreminnesota.com/mngpho/#latestnews  or http://www.exploreminnesota.com/MNGPHO/ 

Image courtesy of MN fish & game

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Minnesota 2018 Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener Oct 12-13