Minnesota statute sets the fishing opener as the Saturday two weeks prior to the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend. This year, with Memorial Day the latest it can be, on May 31, that puts the fishing opener on Saturday, May 15.
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When is fishing season opener in Minnesota?
The tradition of fishing opener in Minnesota centers around roughly half a million anglers going fishing the day the season opens for walleye, sauger, northern pike and trout in lakes – this year on Saturday, May 12. Here are some reminders for the 2018 fishing opener.
When does bass fishing open in Minnesota?
When Minnesota’s bass fishing season opens in May you should get out and enjoy it. Largemouth and smallmouth bass can be easier to catch in spring and early summer when they spend more time in shallow water.
Where are the best fishing spots in Minnesota?
According to the Upper Red Lake Area Association, Upper Red Lake offers the best, world class-caliber walleye fishing in Minnesota. Many lake access points are located on the lake’s eastern shore, off State Highway 72.
What are the walleye fishing rules in Minnesota?
No minimum length exists for a walleye in most of the waters of Minnesota, but the regulations set forth by the state decree that an angler may keep only one walleye 20 inches or longer per day.