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Some local lakes could have fish wash up on shore when the ice melts after a long and cold winter led to ideal winter kill conditions on lakes. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Local DNR braces for winter kill

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While local anglers wait with anticipation to get back in the boat this spring, the local Department of Natural Resources is bracing itself for what the long winter might mean for some popular fisheries in the area.


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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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