Governor’s Fishing Opener

(credit: Gov. Mark Dayton's Office)

Prettner Solon Catches 2 Walleyes, Dayton Shut Out

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.

05/10/2014

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Frank & Chris @ The Governor’s Fishing Opener: Day 2

The start of the fishing season is just hours away, and fishermen and women are gearing up to head out at midnight.

05/09/2014

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Frank & Chris Head To Governor’s Fishing Opener

The Governor’s Fishing Opener kicks off the walleye and northern pike season at midnight Friday. This year’s festivities are being held in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Gov. Mark Dayton will fish out of Grand View Lodge in Nisswa on Gull Lake.

05/08/2014

(credit: Governor Dayton's office)

Gov. Dayton Heads To Brainerd For Fishing Opener

It’ll be a busy weekend on Minnesota lakes as about 500,000 anglers are expected to be on the water for the annual Fishing Opener. Gov. Mark Dayton will be one of them, as he’ll be hitting the Brainerd Lakes Area for the 67th Annual Governor’s Fishing Opener.

05/08/2014

(credit: Governor Dayton's office)

Dayton Heads To Park Rapids Fishing Opener

Gov. Mark Dayton heads to Park Rapids for the 2013 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener and one of the iciest starts ever to the walleye season.

05/10/2013

(credit: Governor Dayton's office)

Waconia Set For Governor’s Fishing Opener

Gov. Mark Dayton plans to attend Friday’s community picnic in Waconia, then fish Lake Waconia at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, and fish again later Saturday morning.

05/10/2012

(credit: Governor's Office)

Dayton Fishing Near Grand Rapids On Season Opener

Gov. Mark Dayton is fishing near Grand Rapids for his first Governor’s Fishing Opener, a tradition dating back to 1948.

05/14/2011

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Dayton Buys License For Saturday’s Fishing Opener

Gov. Mark Dayton is one step closer to being ready for Saturday’s fishing season opener.

05/12/2011

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