Walker, MN (April 30, 2020) – With the Minnesota Fishing Opener nearing, now is the time to purchase a Walleye Stamp, or two, in support of sustaining and enhancing walleye fishing in Minnesota.
The $5 Walleye Stamp is not required to fish for, or harvest walleyes in Minnesota. However, it raises funding to supplement the state’s walleye stocking efforts – and that is especially important this year.
On April 14th, 2020, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced the cancellation of its 2020 egg taking operations for walleye and other species due to COVID-19 and established social distancing guidelines. The result: fish stocking efforts in the state will be greatly reduced this year.
Stocking helps the state maintain fish populations, especially with species like walleyes that are frequently harvested, and considered the best tasting freshwater fish by many…