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Cabela's gives away $35,000 in prizes from pheasant event

The Mitchell Cabela's store gave away $35,000 in prizes Sunday evening to 38 pheasant hunters who participated in the Great American Pheasant Hunt.

Cabela's had banded and released 100 birds within 50 miles of the Mitchell store prior to opening weekend. Thirty-eight of the 100 bands were brought in within the two-day contest timeframe.

The grand prize was a Coleman 800 UTV valued at $9,999.99 and went to Ryan Doyle of Sioux Falls. The $5,000 shopping spree winner was Nick Gorter from Mitchell. All 36 of the other contestants went home with a shot gun or a $500 Gift Card. Cabela's in Mitchell has one additional contest, The Trophy Pheasant-Longest Tail Feather contest, which will run throughout the Pheasant Hunting Season that ends on Jan. 6.