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Proposed panfish regulations for Hubbard County lakes

PARK RAPIDS -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting in the Community Meeting Room at Northwoods Bank in Park Rapids, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5, to provide information and ask for public comments on a proposal to decrease possession limits for sunfish and crappies on Fifth and Sixth Crow Wing lakes in Hubbard County.

Those unable to attend the public input meeting may submit written comments to DNR Park Rapids Area Fisheries, 301 South Grove Ave., Park Rapids, MN 56470, or email

Those who wish to provide comments by phone may call (218) 732-4153. All comments must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 21.

Public comments will also be accepted during an open house 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the DNR Central Office, 500 Lafayette Road, St. Paul.