MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) — Six anglers from Indiana are in trouble with the Minnesota DNR after they were caught with 676 fish over the limit.
An anonymous tip led DNR officers to Upper Cormorant Lake in northwestern Minnesota last month. They determined the five men and one woman had taken nearly 700 crappies and sunfish over the state-imposed limit for the lake.READ MORE: Twins' Triple, 2 Bases-Loaded Walks In 10th Beat Texas
DNR Conservation Officer Bill Landmark says the evidence was seized from freezers inside the group’s cabins. Landmark tells KFGO radio all of the suspects are from Bedford, Indiana.READ MORE: Severe Blood Shortage Nationwide Impacting Minnesota Hospitals
The six adults were charged with misdemeanors. If convicted, the six could be ordered to pay a fine, plus $5 restitution for each fish and lose their fishing license for three years.fish and lose their fishing license for three years.MORE NEWS: Investigators ID Person Whose Body Parts Were Found In NE Mpls. As Adam Richard Johnson
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