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That time of year: 2014 Fishing Opener (photo gallery)

The Mississippi River inlet to Lake Bemidji was a beautiful spot to watch the sunrise for the 2014 Minnesota Fishing Opener on Saturday morning. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)1 / 4
Anglers were a little bunched up Saturday morning on Lake Irving as the fishing season is underway. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)2 / 4
Andy Maki, Guthrie, said he started fishing early Saturday morning with the help of his headlamp and by 6 a.m., he had his limit and was heading home. He had caught a couple 5-pound walleyes that he released for another day, he said. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer) 3 / 4
Scott McLachlan, Avon, Minn., found the right spot on Lake Irving on Saturday morning, but after two hours his son, Ben, was still shout out. The two planned to leave soon for pancakes at the Bemidji Senior Center. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)4 / 4

The Mississippi River inlet to Lake Bemidji was a beautiful spot to watch the sunrise Saturday as the 2014 fishing season got underway with the annual Fishing Opener. 

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