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May 17, 2023

Opening-day weather dampens anglers in southern Minnesota

The fishing opener arrived last weekend, and various areas around the state experienced different levels of success based on weather and time of day. The Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener took place just outside of Mankato at Madison Lake, though steady rain on Saturday morning and into the afternoon made it difficult to catch walleyes.
It seemed like the farther north anglers went, the more success they had during the weekend.

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National Park Service releases tasing footage of on-water altercation in Minnesota

Officials at Voyageurs National Park have been criticized on social media in the wake of the release of body-camera footage earlier this month that shows the on-water altercation that led two park rangers to tase an Ash River businessman, Justin Ebel, last June.
Ebel operates Ebel’s Voyageur Houseboats. The incident occurred on Lake Kabetogama.

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Minnesota’s turkey harvest numbers bounce back after slow start

About two weeks remain until the spring wild turkey season closes on May 31, and while license and harvest numbers were down early, they bounced back during seasons C and D.
Aaron Hebeisen, Backcountry Hunters and Anglers’ chapter coordinator and a turkey hunter, said he’s seen strong turkey numbers in the southeastern part of Minnesota. He said it doesn’t surprise him that harvest numbers are higher than normal for seasons C and D because of inclement weather during seasons A and B.

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