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23
South Dakota has a problem. For a state considered to be the pheasant capitol of the United States, it is suffering from declining pheasant populations. The blame is often pointed to the reduction of natural habitat due to farming pressures and poor weather limiting brooding season.

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Within five minutes of the fourth annual Governor’s Pheasant Opener, there was an opportunity for hunters to bag their first rooster. The crisp, sunny autumn day in Worthington, southwestern Minnesota was praised by all including the 43 hunters and 41 non-hunting guides who were able to harvest an average of one bird a piece.

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The third Saturday in South Dakota has always become something of an unofficial state holiday. The time-honoured tradition in the state for the pheasant hunting season opener brings hunters from across the state and further afield to what is indisputably the pheasant capital of the world.

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Hunters who are heading over to the state of Iowa should be in for one of the best hunting seasons for six years. According to the state’s annual count there are a record number of pheasants roaming the game areas since 2008.

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To keep up with the demand from pheasant hunters, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife maintain a productive pheasant release program. The pheasants raised in the program are distributed throughout the region.

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09
The Game, Fish and Parks Commission has recently released some good news for those interested in protecting pheasant populations.

A three year study into how many birds consume lead shot and the effect it has on them has concluded pheasants are relatively well off. The study found that when compared to ducks and mourning doves, pheasants are more resilient to lead poisoning.

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Many pheasant hunters who head into South Dakota will do so in hot weather. The hotter the weather the higher the chance you and your hunting dog will cross paths with a rattlesnake.

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25
Retired businessman, Jerry Moehnke, has donated a specialized tracked wheelchair to help disabled veterans share his passion for upland bird hunting. Jerry enjoys hunting pheasants and other upland birds with his son Steven, who is disabled.

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17
Pheasants Forever message to those who want to save the pheasant: South Dakota is the state where pheasant hunting has to work. The first draft of the plan for pheasant recovery is being written at the moment by state leaders and other stakeholders in the sport.

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16
A $550,000 purchase of land has opened up new areas for hunting opportunities in the ever popular Big Bend State Fish and Wildlife Area in northwestern Illinois.

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Those who enjoy hunting turkeys will be given a second chance before the year is over. The Utah Wildlife Board approved a Fall hunt for 2014. This decision was made during their early June meeting.

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30
The East Brady American Legion in conjunction with the Rosebud Mining and Pheasants Forever has held a three day pheasant hunt. The group taken on the hunt were members of the Wounded Warrior Project, a project which helps thousands of injured servicemen and their families returning from conflict.

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22
Those looking for a different hunting experience this year will have the option to explore a new Game Production area. The Gideon Game Production Area is in the northwest of Moody County and has opened for this season. The area is within 50 miles of Sioux Falls and only 10 miles south of Brookings.

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21
Paul Nelson Farm near Gettysburg is used to having a Government focus. Dick Cheney, the former Vice President, was known to hunt pheasants at the resort on occasion.

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24
A while back in 1968, Doug Noteboom decided that he would give Turkey Hunting a try. After getting some advice from a local child in Sturgis he went to find a flock behind the Black Hills National Cemetery.

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22
A South Dakota hunting lodge which was destroyed in a fire last year is being rebuilt with the hopes for it to be ready in time for the hunting season.

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20
The Washingtonvill-Turboville area has seen a good recovery in the number of wild pheasants. This leads to the hope that after 40 years, hunting can resume in the area.

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10
Tim Ricketts and a few of his fellow pheasant hunters recently started the Great Basin chapter of Pheasants Forever.

The chapter have a specific five year goal of raising funds to preserve habitat suitable for pheasants and to raise awareness for the sport in the local area. Part of this mission will be to acquire 2,000 acres of local land.

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08
Weather is such an important aspect for pheasant conservation. A harsh winter will often result in a higher bird mortality rate, which with the latest figures is a scenario hunters and conservationists everywhere want to avoid.

Yet a good winter can support the birds by maintaining a group of healthy hens, which inevitably leads to larger clutches of eggs. The more eggs there are, the more chicks which are born and survive leading to a population increase.

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Having grown up with pheasant hunting, there is nothing which Joe Cain is more passionate about. He is lucky that as part of his job he can actively support the wild populations of these birds.

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