Saturday, May 10, 2014

Thank You

Your license dollars are the fiscal foundation of this fish and wildlife management. At the core of Minnesota's great fishing is a system of DNR research, management and effective law enforcement. This system has made Minnesota one a top angling destinations in the nation. It is the foundation that generates $2.4 billion in annual Minnesota retail sales and supports over 35,000 Minnesota fishing-related jobs.

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Protect your water from Aquatic Invasive Species

Minnesota anglers consider the fishing opener -- when walleye, northern pike, and sauger become legal game on the state's inland waters -- one of the defining moments of their year.

Minnesota's Walleye Fishing Opener is the Saturday two weeks before Memorial Day weekend. This allows most walleyes to spawn before being caught by anglers.


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DNR News

04/21/2014: Want to go fishing? DNR has a license to fit Full story

04/21/2014: Upper Red Lake's summer walleye regulations unchanged for 2014 Full story

04/14/2014: Minnesota fishing facts Full story

04/11/2014: Cook County fishing closures will protect spawning fish Full story

2012 Governor's Fishing Opener Logo

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Walleye stamp $5

Anglers don't have to purchase a walleye stamp to land Minnesota's most popular gamefish, but buying a walleye stamp today just might help your catch later.

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