northern pike

Crappie are some of Minnesota's most popular fish. In many an angler's catch, the black crappie probably ranks second behind the bluegill.

Angler holding a fish

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Fish being properly released after being caught

A helping hand

Fish populations don't grow as fast as demand. Practice some natural recycling on your next trip.
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