Southern Minnesota minnow trappers face variety of challenges

Stopping into a bait shop for a scoop of crappie minnows, shiners or fathead minnows is a Minnesota tradition. But supplying those bait shops has become increasingly more difficult as invasive species infest more lakes and minnow waters have disappeared or been transformed into rearing ponds.

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