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Daily Subscription Msg 1 Posted: 01:28 PM 05/05/05 (CST)
2005 Minnesota fishing regulation changes

Lakes with added or modified special regulations:

Battle, Deer near Effie, Moose near Deer River, Pickerel, Round near Squaw Lake, Split Hand, Swan and Trout near Coleraine (Itasca County): Walleyes between 17 and 26 inches must be released, with one walleye over 26 inches allowed in possession.

Big Fish (Stearns): Northerns between 24 and 36 inches must be released, with one over 36 inches allowed in possession.

Big Sand (Hubbard): Walleyes between 20 and 28 inches must be released, with one over 28 inches allowed in possession.

Black Bass (Mille Lacs): Use of gas or electric augers, underwater cameras and other electronic fish-finding devices is prohibited. All northern, largemouth bass and smallmouth bass must be released. The sunfish possession limit is five.

Gilbert, Goodrich and Rogers (Crow Wing), Sylvan (Cass): Crappie and sunfish limits are five each.

Horseshoe (Cass, near Backus): Crappie and sunfish limits are five each. All largemouth and smallmouth bass 12 inches and larger must be released. Walleye possession limit is three. The minimum size on northern is 30 inches and the possession limit is one.

Hubert (Crow Wing): Largemouth and smallmouth bass 12 inches and larger must be released.

Island (Itasca, near Northome): Northerns between 24 and 36 inches must be released, with one over 36 inches allowed in possession. Walleye between 17 and 26 inches must be released, with one over 26 inches allowed in possession.

Jewett, Pickerel and Sewell (Otter Tail): Largemouth and smallmouth bass 12 inches and larger must be released, with one over 20 inches allowed in possession.

Kraut, North Shady, Peanut, Squash, Thompson, Thrush, Tomato and Turnip (Cook): All trout must be released. Only artificial lures with a single hook may be used.

Lac qui Parle upstream to Marsh Lake Dam, including the Watson Sag upstream to the diversion dam (Lac qui Parle and Chippewa): Walleye possession limit is four with one walleye over 20 inches allowed in possession.

Leech (Cass): Walleyes between 18 and 26 inches must be released, with one over 26 inches allowed in possession.

North Lida and South Lida (Otter Tail): The minimum size on crappies is 11 inches. Walleyes between 17 and 26 inches must be released, with one over 26 inches allowed in possession.

Mandall (Chisago): The minimum size on walleyes is 17 inches.

Maple (Douglas): The crappie possession limit is five, with a minimum size of 10 inches.

Rabour (Chisago): The minimum size for walleyes is 17 inches.

East and West Rush (Chisago): Northerns between 24 and 36 inches must be released, with one over 36 inches allowed in possession.

Star (Otter Tail): The sunfish possession limit is 10.

Stuart (Otter Tail): Minimum size for black crappies is 10 inches.

Venstrom (Otter Tail): Walleyes between 17 and 26 inches must be released, with one walleye over 26 inches allowed in possession. The minimum size for crappies is 11 inches.

Trout regulations: Added or modified 22 streams in southeast Minnesota with trout regulations.

Special regulations: Dropped special regulations on Pike Lake (Cook County) and Cold Spring Creek (Wabasha County).









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Daily Subscription Msg 2 Posted: 02:17 PM 05/05/05 (CST)
Good post BigBite. You always have very useful information. I appreciate it.



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Daily Subscription Msg 3 Posted: 04:42 PM 05/07/05 (CST)
I don’t understand any of them. Since when have there been any rules to fishing?
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