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Nisswa fourth-grader Ben Guida practices his casting with MN Lt Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon Friday, May 9, 2014 at the beach at Grand View Lodge on Gull Lake during the DNR MnAqua Kids Fishing event. The Nisswa elementary School children visited several stations at the Lodge as part of the festivities with the Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener centered at the resort near Nisswa, Minn. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls

Governor looks for luck on eve of fishing opener

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NISSWA, Minn. — A lot of challenges were thrown out Friday as to who would get the biggest walleye at the Governor’s Fishing Opener.


The wagers started with Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon, who said she would get the bigger, better fish over Gov. Mark Dayton.

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