Hunters express opposition to proposed BWCAW deer hunt
A proposal to add an October firearms deer season in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness has met stiff opposition. Much of that comes from hunters who already hunt the wilderness area during the regular November firearms season, Department of Natural Resources wildlife managers said.
More than 50 hunters turned out for a public meeting on the proposal in Tower on Wednesday night, said Tom Rusch, Department of Natural Resources area wildlife manager at Tower.
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