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Fishing Opener

May 10, 2019
Drivers advised to plan ahead for state fishing opener
May 10, 2019 - 10:35am
May 8, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan spoke Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at an event highlighting efforts to keep drinking water safe. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Will they take the bait? Spending talks in limbo but deal could come at fishing opener
May 8, 2019 - 4:36pm
May 5, 2017
Echo Press editorial: Governor's Fishing Opener could be huge for lakes area
May 5, 2017 - 12:20pm
May 13, 2016
Fishing opener declared Clean Drain Dry Day
May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
May 7, 2014
Chelsea Richter and her daughters Skylyn, 6, Koryl, 2, and Faith, 9, were getting the boat ready for Saturday’s fishing opener. (Contributed)
Fishing and family
May 7, 2014 - 12:00am
May 19, 2010
Photo courtesy of Christopherson's Bait
Carl Wilson of Garfield entered his fish in the Vacationer's Catch of the Week contest. During last weekend's fish opener, Wilson reeled in this 4-pound, 13-ounce walleye using a Rapala in about nine feet of water.
Fishing opener matches weather
May 19, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson
Marshall Koep of Urbank Bait Company loaded a bucket with minnows on Wednesday to help get Christopherson's Bait in Alexandria ready for the fishing opener.
The opener: Wishing for walleye this Saturday
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
Anglers urged to stop zebra mussels
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am