WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-green01, ww color green

Local

Prettner Solon Catches 2 Walleyes, Dayton Shut Out

View Comments
(credit: Gov. Mark Dayton's Office)

(credit: Gov. Mark Dayton’s Office)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Tornado Touches Down In Northwestern Minn.
  2. HSSR: Sept. 19, 2014 - Coach Of The Week – Bill Weiss
  3. HSSR: Sept. 19, 2014 - Tyrone Carter's 1-On-1 Coaching
  4. An Alligator On The Loose In Minnesota?
  5. Mike's Mix: The Big Easy

NISSWA, Minn. (AP) — The 2014 fishing season has officially kicked off, with the state’s lieutenant governor taking a quick 2-0 lead over Gov. Mark Dayton in walleye catches.

Dayton and Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon began the fishing season Saturday morning at one minute after midnight. They and others took to the waters at the Grand View Lodge on Gull Lake in Nisswa.

Prettner Solon caught the first fish of the opener when she hauled in a walleye about 1 a.m. She caught her second one minutes later.

Dayton hadn’t immediately caught a fish as of 2:30 a.m., but said he was still determined to do so.

Dayton and Prettner Solon were scheduled to resume fishing later Saturday morning after an 8 a.m. ceremony.

(credit: Gov. Mark Dayton's Office)

(credit: Gov. Mark Dayton’s Office)

(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,861 other followers