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May 12, 2018
Governor Mark Dayton reeled in three fish on Green Lake in Spicer Saturday morning for the 2018 Governor’s Fishing Opener. Courtesy of the Office of Governor Mark Dayton
Governor lands bass but not a walleye: Guide may have brought back the day's biggest prize
May 12, 2018 - 4:25pm
May 11, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton, center, helps to kick off the fishing season during the 2014 Governor’s Fishing Opener on Gull Lake. The governor will be on Green Lake in Spicer for this year's opener when the Willmar Lakes Area hosts the annual event May 10-13. Forum News Service file photo
Willmar area ready to host Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener
May 11, 2018 - 2:12pm
May 10, 2018
Duane Peterson of Bemidji releases a walleye in April 2015 on the Rainy River near Clementson, Minn. Walleye again will take center stage Saturday during Minnesota's Fishing Opener.(Brad Dokken photo)play button
Weather looks ideal for Saturday's Minnesota Fishing Opener
May 10, 2018 - 5:47pm
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
May 10, 2018 - 8:56am
May 8, 2018
(Forum News Service file photo)
DNR considering changes to Leech Lake walleye regulations
May 8, 2018 - 5:26pm
May 6, 2018
Northern pike. Image courtesy of Minnesota DNR.
2018 FISHING OPENER: New northern pike regulations on tap for opener
May 6, 2018 - 11:38am
Boats crowd around the northwest corner of Lake Bemidji during Minnesota's fishing opener in May 2017. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
2018 FISHING OPENER: Lake Bemidji remains an 'amazing' resource for walleyes
May 6, 2018 - 11:26am
Spectators watch as boats come in from a fishing tournament on Cass Lake. (Pioneer file photo)
2018 FISHING OPENER: On the move in the Cass Lake Chain
May 6, 2018 - 11:13am
2018 FISHING OPENER: Plan for Upper Red Lake continues to pay off
May 6, 2018 - 11:01am
Two fishermen stand near the opening to Lake Bemidji from Lake Irving just before 6 a.m. during Minnesota's fishing opener in 2017. (Pioneer file photo)
2018 FISHING OPENER: Be open minded on the opener: Anglers will have to adapt to start the season
May 6, 2018 - 10:45am
A walleye sits in a net during the 2016 Minnesota fishing opener on Cut Foot Sioux Lake north of Deer River, Minn. With this year's late spring, a slow presentation such as jigging with a minnow will be a good bet for coaxing walleyes into biting. Minnesota's 2018 fishing opener is Saturday, May 12, 2018. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Late spring means 'different' MN walleye opener
May 6, 2018 - 7:53am
Paul Nelson
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Race is on for open water for the opener
May 6, 2018 - 7:45am
May 5, 2018
Brigette Peterson, 12, of Bemidji, recently landed her first sturgeon while fishing with her father on the Rainy River. The fish was 45 inches long and was released.
FISH TALES: Brigette Peterson on Rainy River
May 5, 2018 - 3:00pm
May 3, 2018
Health department says don’t eat fish from this Twin Cities lake
May 3, 2018 - 5:53pm
May 2, 2018
The ice on Green Lake is gone Wednesday at Saulsbury Park in Spicer, Minn. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Green Lake sheds ice in time for Gov. Dayton’s fishing opener
May 2, 2018 - 5:02pm