Senate panel next to consider early fishing opener
ST. PAUL (AP) — A Minnesota Senate panel will look at whether to open the fishing season a week early.
The House already has approved a bill that would shift the opener to May 5 so the scheduled May 12 opener won’t conflict with Mother’s Day. Proponents say that’s safe because walleyes are expected to finish spawning early thanks to the warm spring.
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