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Minnesota Deputy Denies Hunting Over Illegal Deer Feed

Minnesota Deputy Denies Hunting Over Illegal Deer Feed

Two years after a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) officer discovered evidence of deer baiting, a Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office sergeant has been charged. Sergeant Tim Bennett pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor of “hunting with the aid or use of bait in connection with the incident."

Baiting Equals Pressure for Gun-Hunters

Using bait while deer hunting is legal in more than one-half of the states with huntable whitetail populations. Each year, hunters literally spend millions of dollars annually on corn, apples, carrots, pumpkins, sugar beets, sweet potatoes and just about anything else deer will eat. As the editor of one of largest...