Snow Geese soar over the Skagit Valley with Mount Baker in the background. (Mike Benbow photo)

Snow Geese soar over the Skagit Valley with Mount Baker in the background. (Mike Benbow photo)

‘Robust’ numbers expected as waterfowl season opens Saturday

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