- Not everyone got skunked on the opener
Mankato should consider bid for Governor's Opener
Since the first Governor’s Opener was held in 1948, an informal affair during Gov. Luther Youngdahl’s tenure, numerous communities have host the event which has evolved into a major undertaking. Mankato has never hosted one.
Fishing opener is Minnesota's May holiday
When anglers pushed away from the dock Saturday morning to celebrate Minnesota’s own unique May holiday, they were blessed with bright sunshine and gentle breezes.
Cross: More and more anglers taking advantage of the digital era
One of the best advantages to be gleaned in fishing comes from the personal computer.
- Several area lakes provide chance for opening-day walleyes
Cross: A hunted meal even a vegetarian could enjoy
Spring hunting extends beyond the traditional wild game.
The hunting nun: Sister Joyce Kolbet at home in woods and stream
Another passion is to prowl the trout streams of southeast Minnesota with her fly rod with hunting-fishing partner Sister Lavonne Krebs, who presently is living and ministering in Rome, Italy.
Cross: Early walleye opener would be both good and bad
While fishing a bit earlier for a few walleyes would be nice, there are a lot of other areas and people who could be affected by a change to the opener.
Cross: DNR Waterville Fish Hatchery helping to create 'green lightning' (w/video)
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Waterville Fish Hatchery plays a big role in the reproduction of several species of fish, including the northern pike.
- Cross: Local Pheasants Inc. group doing things right
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