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May 19, 2011

MN: Results mixed for walleye anglers on opening weekend Issue: 20

Big Six LAKE MILLE LACS East – Lindy Rigs and leeches are turning walleyes on the north-end sand in 19 feet. The 12- to 18-foot rocks, shoreline breaks, and rock reefs also are holding walleyes. Leeches under floats or on rigs and even crankbaits have triggered walleyes. The water remained relatively cool earlier this week so …

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MN: Calendar of Events Issue: 20

Banquets/Fundraisers. Aug. 5: McGregor Chapter MDHA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., McGregor Community Center. For more info call Bob Dreger, 218-768-4079. Outdoor Media • Ron Schara’s Minnesota Bound, Saturdays at noon, Sunday at 10:30 on KARE 11, KTTC in Rochester, KBJR in Duluth, KVLY in Fargo and KEYC in Mankato. • Outdoor Talk Radio with Tim Lesmeister and

MN: Opener walleyes bite well despite weather

Bemidji, Minn. – The number of walleyes Minnesotans caught on opening day depended on their willingness to take serious abuse from Mother Nature. A steady 35-mile-per-hour northeast wind, finger-numbing temperatures, and rain took its toll on anglers eager to start the walleye season across the state. Some of those who battled the weather found success,

WI: Fish don’t cooperate for Walker

Chippewa Falls, Wis. – As far as the fishing went, Scott Walker’s first fishing opener as Wisconsin’s governor went much the same as it did for many previous governors: He got skunked. Walker did receive a little extra attention, though. Three boats carrying peaceful protesters escorted Walker around Lake Wissota near Chippewa Falls, the site

WI: Trollers must now carry wire cutters if using downriggers

Madison – Starting May 15, anglers trolling with downriggers on Wisconsin’s Great Lakes waters must have wire clippers on board that can cut their downrigger cables should they get tangled in commercial fishing trap nets or other obstructions below the water’s surface. The requirement is part of an emergency rule adopted late last month by

NY: Fluke regs loosened somewhat

But 20.5-inch minimum still frustrates anglers East Setauket, N.Y. – New York’s revised summer flounder (fluke) regulations will offer a longer season in 2011, as well as an increase in the daily limit from two fish to three and a reduction in the size minimum from 21 inches to 20.5. But those alterations won’t be

NY: Calendar of Events Issue: 10

Season Dates May 22: Black sea bass season opens May 24: Scup (porgy) season opens May 30: Winter flounder season closes May 31: Spring gobbler season closes June 8: Scup (porgy) season opens (licensed party/charter boats) June 17: Catch-and-release bass season closes June 18: Bass season opens (statewide, general regulations) June 18: Muskellunge season opens (statewide, general regulations) June 25-26: New York Free

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