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Gildow, Kvalevog to guide Dayton, Prettner Solon


Brainerd lakes area angler Ray Gildow will host Gov. Mark Dayton and fellow angler Toby Kvalevog will guide Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon for the Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener on Saturday, May 10.

A U.S. Coast Guard-licensed captain, Gildow has been a professional fishing guide in the Brainerd lakes area for 25 years. His love of fishing dates back to his toddler years, when he learned the sport from his father and grandfathers.

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