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Gov. Dayton could reel in some good bites on Gull Lake

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By Matt Erickson

Forum News Service

BRAINERD — After waiting out what seemed to be a never-ending winter, open-water walleye and northern pike fishing is back.

Unlike last year, the threat of ice on lakes won’t be a problem in central Minnesota. Aside from some reports of floating ice, Brainerd-area lakes appear to be wide open heading into Saturday’s fishing opener.

“It’s looking very good,” said Sherree Wicktor, owner of S&W Bait on Highway 371 North.

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