Saturday’s fishing opener is the Big Event of the year on Minnesota’s outdoors calendar
It’s another late spring, and anglers hitting many larger northern Minnesota lakes for Saturday’s walleye opener will encounter ice — at least in patches — on their favorite fishing holes.
“Last year, everything was two weeks behind normal; this year, we’re probably a week behind normal,” said Henry Drewes, regional fisheries supervisor for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in Bemidji.
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