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Despite gloomy outlook, this could go down as a good walleye opener

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First there’s the invasive species issue. And the abundance of small pike and lack of perch in area lakes. And cold water temperatures. And, of course, that whole dismal-weather-outlook thing.


There are many reasons for anglers to adopt a glass-half-empty — or worse — mindset for Saturday’s Minnesota fishing opener.

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Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.
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