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FISHING

Spottail shiners are the go-to baitfish for many Minnesota walleye anglers from the fishing opener through late May into early June, but supplies have been tight this spring.
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Complicating the shortage is a Minnesota DNR requirement that minnow dealers who trap spottail shiners in waters designated as infested with zebra mussels must remove their gear by Monday, May 23.
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The action last Saturday was fair – no surprise, considering the weather – but it was good enough to keep things interesting.
Welcome Wannigan has been an annual tradition for more than 60 years.

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My first walleye took the bait within a handful of minutes of dropping a line into Lake Winnibigoshish's 48-degree water.
Area MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Reports - May 17, 2022
These pointers will boost the chances fish will survive
The page is a mobile-friendly destination for information on when, where and how to fish.
Pro angler and fishing TV show host Mike Frisch teaches participants about fishing
Be prepared to measure the fish

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Take a kid fishing. It has its rewards. And good luck on the water!
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For me, the walleye has a mystique I find difficult to explain. The appearance is definitely part of it. Walleyes are beautiful fish, and their color varies depending on where you catch them.
Alex Letvin says many lakes in his work area are going through a transition with clearing waters and expanded vegetation. It's a change that naturally benefits fish species like northern pike and largemouth bass. What might that look like for walleye on some of these waters going forward?

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