Hunting fever sweeps area -- Firearms deer season now open
The firearms deer season opens today, and it brings a lot of preparation for hunters and plenty of business to area sporting goods stores.
Lakes Sport Shop in Detroit Lakes was full at times on Friday with last-minute hunting licenses still to be bought, along with the requisite ammunition and other gear needed to take down a deer.
Marty Kumpula of Lakes Sport Shop said that hunters have been coming in at a steady pace for a week.
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