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Agreeing on safe harvest levels for walleye fishing

Category: News Release

 Feb 14th, 2019 by Keith Worrall  3199

Modified Feb 14th, 2019 at 8:08 PM

Anglers on Lake Mille Lacs will have an opportunity to keep some walleye during the open-water fishing season this year.

This follows several seasons of catch-and-release fishing on the lake.

Last year, state anglers stayed well under the lake’s safe-harvest allocation for walleyes. With an improving walleye population, the Department of Natural Resources will allow some walleye harvest when the season opens May 11.

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