The DNR fishing pier on Tadd Lake, a popular fishing spot for kids in Atwater, was empty this week and will likely be empty this summer after a total winter kill of everything except turtles. The DNR is now using Tadd Lake and Upper Tadd Lake as walleye rearing ponds and will stock it with a variety of adult fish next year. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Winter kill on Atwater, Minn., lake means no fishing
ATWATER — The fishing pier on Tadd Lake in Atwater, which usually attracts kids with fishing poles all summer long, has been empty this year.
It’s because the only thing they’re likely to catch is a turtle.
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