2017 Governor's Fishing Opener To Be Held In St. CloudThe 2016 fishing season may have just opened, but Minnesota is already making plans for next year’s fishing opener.
Businesses, Anglers Struggle With Walleye RestrictionsOnce one of the most popular spots around, walleye fishing on Lake Mille Lacs is catch-and-release this year.
Walleye Fishing Season Gets Off To A Chilly StartMinnesota's walleye season is off to a chilly start. Temperatures in the 20s and 30s, and even snow flurries in some places, greeted anglers as they took to the lakes and rivers on Saturday morning. Freeze warnings and frost advisories were out for a large part of Minnesota.
Minnesota Anglers Prepare For Chilly Fishing OpenerAnglers can put their rods in the water when the clock strikes 12:01 a.m. on Saturday and fish for walleye.
Timing, Equipment, Strategy Keys For Fishing Opener This YearWhere's the best place and what's the best way to fish walleye for this weekend's opener?
Statewide Fishing Opener Starts With Shiners And LeechesAn estimated 500,000 anglers will hit Minnesota’s highways this weekend and head to their favorite open water spot.
At Fishing Opener, Catching Crappie Can Be Just As FunWhile the fishing opener really means the walleye opener, fishing guide Steve Carney suggests there is another way to extract fun.
Fishing Opener Tips With Expert Steve CarneyBelow normal temperatures are expected for the Fishing Opener, which is pretty typical.
Despite 'Fish Summit,' Legislators Deadlocked In Budget TalksRepublicans and Democrats are far apart on the biggest spending bills of the year despite intense behind-the-scenes negotiations, and an unusual "Fishing Summit" on Saturday.
Gov. Dayton Casts Out On Lake Vermilion For Fishing OpenerGov. Mark Dayton was out on the water early Saturday morning -- He was fishing with Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk on Lake Vermilion, about 90 minutes north of Duluth, in Tower.
A Crash Course On Walleye FishingGov. Mark Dayton was up early Saturday morning to take part in Minnesota's 68th annual walleye fishing opener. He's on Lake Vermilion in northeast Minnesota. Last year he got skunked, so hopefully he will have better luck this year.
Boat Diplomacy: Capitol's Top 3 Headed On Joint Fishing TripMinnesota's center of political power is moving north for the weekend. Gov. Mark Dayton, Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk and House Speaker Kurt Daudt plan to share a boat Saturday on Lake Vermilion for the annual fishing opener.

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