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Deer baiting swamps Minnesota DNR

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Illegal deer baiting has increased again this fall, and it has left conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources "overwhelmed," according to their acting regional supervisor. The practice has become more common in recent years.

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"It has hit a new high again this year," said Tom Provost, acting DNR regional enforcement supervisor at Grand Rapids. "The sheer number of complaint calls that came in before the season -- I haven't seen the like before."

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