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DNR angling regulation changes for Otter Tail County lakes

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Fergus Falls area fisheries office advises anglers of some recently reviewed and modified special angling regulations on several Otter Tail County lakes. The new regulations are effective for 2013.

Norway Lake - modified bass and crappie regulations.

Largemouth and smallmouth bass: All bass 14- to 20-inches must be immediately released. One over 20 inches allowed in possession.

Crappie: Minimum size limit: 10 inches. Possession limit: five.

Sunfish: Possession limit: five.

Walleye and yellow perch: statewide regulations apply.

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North and South Ten Mile lakes - modified bass regulations.

Largemouth and smallmouth bass: All bass 14- to 20-inches must be immediately released. One over 20 inches allowed in possession.

Annie Battle Lake - modified crappie and bass regulations.

Sunfish and crappie: Possession limit: five; no size restrictions.

Northern pike and largemouth and small mouth bass: Catch-and-release only.

Big and Little Pine lakes, including the portion of Otter Tail River between Big and Little Pine lakes - no change in the current walleye regulation.

Walleye: All walleye 18- to 26-inches must be immediately released. One over 26 inches in possession.

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