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May 14, 2019
Otter Tail Lake will serve as the hub for the Governor's Fishing Opener on May 7-10, 2020. Photo courtesy of Erik Osberg / Otter Tail County
Host community selected for 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
May 14, 2019 - 5:22pm
May 12, 2017
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton fishes Big Sandy Lake north of McGregor in 2016. With temperatures in the 30's, the governor was able to catch a walleye, crappie and two perch. The 69th Annual Minnesota Governor's Fishing opener was based at Big Sandy Lake Resort and Lodge. (Steve Kohls)
Questions and Answers about the Governor's Fishing Opener
May 12, 2017 - 4:03pm
May 5, 2017
Echo Press editorial: Governor's Fishing Opener could be huge for lakes area
May 5, 2017 - 12:20pm