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TPWD News Release — Sept. 11, 2009

South Zone Dove Hunters Get Early Opener Sept. 18

AUSTIN, Texas — Dove hunters in the state’s southern region will be enjoying an opening weekend of wingshooting without the wait, thanks TPWD Program Staff requesting through the Central Flyway Council that adjustments in federal framework allowing Texas to open the South Zone this season on Friday, nearest September 20th but not earlier than the 17th.

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