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Governor’s Fishing Opener Providing Learning Workshop to Area 4th Graders

A group of 4th graders in the St. Cloud, Sauk Rapids and Sartell school districts are getting a special opportunity to be part of the Governor's Fishing Opener.

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Golf, Tours, a Picnic and More Planned for Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener

Plans for the 70th annual Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener continue to take shape. Events will get underway on Thursday, May 11th with a golf outing and the "Taste of Downtown St. Cloud".

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Father and son fishing at lake
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Sauk Rapids Planning Food Court, Beer Garden During Governor’s Fishing Opener

Several Sauk Rapids business owners are planning a fun event on the Saturday of the Governor's Fishing Opener. They wanted to have the event because a lot of people are expected to be fishing that day along the shoreline of the Mississippi River in Sauk Rapids.

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Community Picnic ‘Opener By George’ Planned For Governor’s Fishing Opener

There's less than two months to go until the Governor's Fishing Opener comes to the St. Cloud Metro Area. The 70th annual event runs from Thursday, May 11th through Sunday, May 13th.

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Governor's Fishing Opener Committee. (Chrissy Gaetke, WJON)
Governor's Fishing Opener Committee. (Chrissy Gaetke, WJON)
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Win a Boat at This Year’s Governor’s Fishing Opener

You have a chance to win a pontoon boat. The boat for the Governor's Fishing Opener Raffle has been revealed. It is a 2017 Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 22 XP3 with trailer from Tracker Boating Center.

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Governor Dayton heads out on his boat on Pokegama  Lake with fishing host Scott Glorvigen and Army National Guard Specialist Dennis Coan.(Photo courtesy Gov. Dayton's office)
Governor Dayton heads out on his boat on Pokegama Lake with fishing host Scott Glorvigen and Army National Guard Specialist Dennis Coan.(Photo courtesy Gov. Dayton's office)
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St. Cloud Area Finalist for 2017 Governor’s Fishing Opener

St. Cloud has never hosted the Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener in its 69 years. But, tourism officials are hopeful that changes for the 70th annual event next year.

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News @ Noon: Downtown St. Cloud Bidding for 2017 Governor’s Fishing Opener

Downtown St. Cloud is bidding to host the 2017 Governor's Fishing Opener. Julie Lunning is the Executive Director of the St. Cloud Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. She says they have a unique proposal to host the opener on three stretches of the Mississippi River.

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Fishing Opener Torch Passed to Brainerd Lakes Area

Minnesota tourism officials say a longtime tradition promoting one of the state's most popular pastimes will be hosted by the Brainerd Lakes Area Chamber in 2014. The 67th annual Governor's Fishing Opener will be on Gull Lake next year with the Grand View Lodge in Nisswa serving as the event's headquarters.

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Jerry Carlson
Jerry Carlson
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Park Rapids to host 2013 Governor’s Fishing Opener

Next year's Governor's Fishing Opener will be held in the Park Rapids area in northwest Minnesota. The Explore Minnesota Tourism office made the announcement late Saturday.

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Governor Dayton heads out on his boat on Pokegama  Lake with fishing host Scott Glorvigen and Army National Guard Specialist Dennis Coan.(Photo courtesy Gov. Dayton's office)
Governor Dayton heads out on his boat on Pokegama Lake with fishing host Scott Glorvigen and Army National Guard Specialist Dennis Coan.(Photo courtesy Gov. Dayton's office)
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Dayton Fishing Near Grand Rapids On Season Opener

Gov. Mark Dayton is fishing near Grand Rapids for his first Governor's Fishing Opener, a tradition dating back to 1948.

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