Anglers and resorts sue DNR over Mille Lacs walleye management

April 25, 2014 12:33 AM

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Mille Lacs Lake may be Minnesota’s most popular place to catch walleye, but this year’s fishing regulations there are decidedly unpopular with local anglers and businesses.

Now a group of them is suing the state’s Department of Natural Resources, MPR News reports. The plaintiffs argue that in managing the walleye population at Mille Lacs, the DNR has failed to consider Minnesota’s walleye fishing heritage as required by a 1998 amendment to the state Constitution.

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