False reports circulating about Minnesota fishing season closed debunked

WCCO Radio Newsroom
March 26, 2020 - 4:22 pm

The Minnesota DNR today debunked a social media report that was going around saying the Minnesota fishing season would be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

The false report was made on Minnesota DNR letterhead and encouraged angelers to request access to their favorite fishing areas in the state. The DNR says that all bodies of water will be open for fishing this season. 

The fishing opener this year for trout is April 18th, walleye, sauger and northern pike on May 9th and muskellunge on June 6th, 

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