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Walleye numbers in Mille Lacs lowest in 40 years

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The walleye population in Mille Lacs Lake has fallen to its lowest levels in 40 years, while the lake's larger walleyes may be having trouble finding food.

Officials aren't sure what's happening to Minnesota's most popular walleye fishery. But Department of Natural Resources fisheries research manager Don Pereira tells the Star Tribune they're concerned.

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