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Pheasant Season Opener Event

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    Pheasant hunters are invited to join the Friends of the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge for the annual longest Spurs and Tail contest on pheasant season opening day, October 30. Bass Pro Shop gift cards will be awarded to hunters in four age groups. Participant badges available. Hunters and guests can warm-up with donuts and warm drinks at the prairie Visitor Center. To register, hunters bring a rooster pheasant bagged from open hunting areas to the measuring station between 9 am and 3 pm.