Could this be the year for a great opener?
Two weeks earlier than normal, lakes in the West Central Tribune area shirked their icy coverings and opened their waters to beautiful sunlight.
About a week later than normal, Minnesota's walleye and northern pike fishing season begins.
Logic would tell us that means two of our favorite game fish have completed the annual spawning, have had some rest and are ready to attack minnows, worms and all sorts of fancy artifical bait.
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