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Increase in magpie geese bag limits set to result in bumper season

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The bag limit for magpie geese will increase when the waterfowl hunting season begins in September. 

Hunters will be able to take 7 geese up from 3 a day last season after an 89 per cent increase in population numbers. 

NT Field & Game Association's Bart Irwin expects it'll be a bumber season.