Contact Us

Fishing To Start Late On Certain Northeast Minnesota Waters

ST. PAUL  (AP) — The fishing season will get off to a late start on certain northeastern Minnesota lakes and streams because of the cold winter.

The Department of Natural Resources says the expected late ice-out dates will mean delayed spawning. So some lakes and rivers along the Minnesota-Ontario border in Cook County will be closed to fishing to protect spawning walleyes until May 27, or in some cases through Memorial Day weekend until May 31.

All areas closed to fishing will be posted, but they include the Sea Gull River from Sea Gull Lake through Gull Lake to Saganaga Lake and some other waters in or near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. A full list is posted on the DNR’s web site.

Minnesota’s main walleye season opens May 14.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

More WJON News

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wjon.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for The WJON VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive The WJON VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.