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Jo Clayton is all smiles as her favorite time of year approaches: Mother's Day and opening fishing. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

Mom's passion for fishing extends through four generations

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BEMIDJI - Mother's Day and the opening weekend of Minnesota's walleye and northern pike fishing seasons are not compatible, according to some of the state's lawmakers.


Jo Clayton of Bemidji, however, has a different opinion and is elated that those lawmakers were unsuccessful in their late bid to move opening weekend ahead one week so it wouldn't clash with Mother's Day.

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Pat Miller is the sports editor at the Pioneer.

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