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Madelia Pheasant Hunting Capital
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Welcome to the City of Madelia!

"Pheasant Capital of Minnesota"

It’s a big year for the City of Madelia! Please join us this October for two of our biggest events of the year.

5th Annual Pheasant Phest(ival): October 5th, 2013.
The City will host our 5th Annual Pheasant Phest(ival) on Saturday, October 5th, 2013! Our event this year will feature sporting clays, food, prizes and an exhibition show by America’s hottest new exhibition shooting team, the Gould Brothers. Our Lewis Class scoring system and fun atmosphere welcome any and all shooters, from beginning to expert. Discount hotel accommodations are available upon request. For more information, pricing and a complete schedule of events click here.

2013 Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener:
October 11th and 12th, 2013.

The City of Madelia is the proud home of the 2013 Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener. This event features sporting clays, the “Best of the Best” exhibition shooting tournament featuring – for the first time ever - top shooters from Benelli, Beretta and Winchester, the Governor’s Banquet and a concert performed by Martin Zellar and the Hardaways. For more information, pricing and a complete schedule of events click here.

Our Story:
For years, Madelia has been the proud home of the Department of Natural Resources Farmland Wildlife Population and Research Group, which is responsible for all pheasant studies, brood counts and habitat information in Minnesota. Madelia has also been the proud home of many hunters, from all backgrounds and of all ages, for many generations. Our city is also surrounded by 8,600 acres of public hunting land with easy access and some of the best pheasant hunting our state has to offer.

For more information on our city, this year’s events, sponsorship opportunities or media requests, please contact City Administrator, Dan Madsen. You can also contact Madelia City Hall at (507) 642-3245. Madelia City Hall is located at 116 W. Main Street, Madelia, MN 56062.