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Detroit Lake has one of the longest ice out records of any lake in Minnesota. This spring will be the 117th year that such data has been kept. In the previous 116 years, the latest date the ice wen... Posted on 4/20/13 at 6:05 PM
Crookston, MN (WDAY TV) - Another huge story Saturday, Minnesota's fishing opener kicked off just after midnight.
It's practically an unofficial holiday for many fishers throughout the region; with around 500,000 people expected to throw out a line Saturday.
DETROIT LAKES, MN - Things are looking good for this year’s fishing opener on Saturday – the ice has been off area lakes for about two weeks, the shiners have started to run, crappies are biting – and people are eager to get out on the open water after a long, cold winter.
The Wisconsin fishing opener is six days away, and people were still ice-fishing this past week. Many anglers think most lakes will remain ice-covered when the season opens Saturday. That was the case last year, too.
“Everyone around here — we’re all grumpy and gloomy,” said Steve Genson at Hayward Bait and Tackle in Hayward. “Last year was pretty good. Tourism here was good. We just lost a whole month.”
Sam Cook, Forum News Service, Duluth News Tribune
April 27, 2014
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Warmer forecasts are music to any fisherman's ears, and some locals think you don't need to travel far to get some bites.
Beginning next Thursday night, the Fargo park district invites locals to learn how to fish in the Red River.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Indictments against five people accused of poaching walleye and other fish from two northern Minnesota reservations and selling them on the black market were dismissed Monday by a federal judge who said an 1837 treaty with the Chippewa Indians protects their rights to fish on tribal lands.
AMY FORLITI, Associated Press
November 25, 2013
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