May 16—Anglers had fair weather across Kandiyohi County and Minnesota for the fishing opener weekend of 2021 from the Minnesota River to the Lake of the Woods.
After the no Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener in 2020, the annual Minnesota tradition was on Saturday in Otter Tail County.
Many avid anglers launched their boats in southern Minnesota lakes and rivers looking for good action on their favorite lake.
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* In Otter Tail County, Gov. Walz catches an early perch, then gets out of town