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May 3, 2023

After 30 years, Cannon River in Minnesota is site of walleye egg take once again

DNR’s Waterville Fisheries area staff this month conducted the walleye first egg take on the Cannon River since 1992. The operation occurred because of the increase in the Lower Mississippi strain walleye population on the Cannon River.
Craig Soupir, Waterville DNR Fisheries area supervisor, said the egg take wasn’t planned this year. But office staff were prepping boats and saw walleyes in the Cannon River, so the decision was made to attempt to take eggs and it’s shown early success.

Minnesota’s shotgun zone debate for deer hunting continues in committee

The Legacy Committee met Wednesday, April 26, for the first time, while the Environment, Natural Resources, Climate, and Energy Committee held its inaugural meeting on Monday, May 1. Moving forward, the committees will work to find common ground to pass omnibus bills that eventually will hit the House and Senate floors.
In addition to debating the potential removal of the shotgun zone, also pending are gun bills, and a wolf hunt ban.

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