Fisheries workers Rick Barrett (left) and Merrill Neadeau of the Red Lake DNR empty containers of walleye fry into Lower Red Lake in May 1999. Forum News Service file photo
Red Lake 15 years later: Historic agreement the Red Lake Band of Chippewa and Minnesota DNR signed in April 1999 produced walleye recovery
Forum News Service
RED LAKE — As Al Pemberton recalls, it was about three years after the Red Lake Band of Chippewa and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources signed an agreement to restore walleye populations in Upper and Lower Red lakes that he saw the true potential for the big lakes’ recovery.
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