It’s likely that one-fish bag will include one walleye within a 20- to 22-inch slot, or a “one over” fish yet to be determined.
Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee
A second and final closure of open-water walleye fishing runs through Nov. 30 on the central Minnesota lake.
State will then allow for an additional 11,000 pounds of walleye harvest through Labor Day weekend, after which walleye fishing will be closed through Nov. 30.
Nearby resort owners question the department’s low population assessment of the fish.
Also, results from last summer’s hooking mortality study to be released at upcoming Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee meeting.