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The changing trees overlooking the falls in Sioux Falls are seen around a swimming Canada goose Sept. 30, 2012, as autumn gets under way. (AP photo)

Late spring bad for goose hunters

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A late spring could have Canada goose hunters upset this August.

For the fourth straight year, the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department opened an August Management Take of Canada geese. The depredation season was started in 2010 to lower the population of resident Canada geese, a migratory bird that's known to feed on crops sprouting in the spring and summer.


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