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Extending walleye season on Red

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Has anyone heard what the DNR are going to do about the maybe extending the walleye season on Red...Im assumming its not going to happen since nothing has been decided yet????

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That would be impossible for this year and highly unlikely for next year...

The DNR is opposed to it and I think in terms f the 'resource', they should steer away from it. At most I can see extending it to the last day of February each year, just to make it simple to know the closing date.

Good Luck!

Ken

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I hear all kinds of business owners always complaining over the years with the DNR limiting their livelihood and ability to survive, Red, Mille Lacs, etc.

I think its B. S. Its a public resource and should be managed for biological reasons and not socio-economic ones. Sure its hard to be a resort owner, guide, bait guy, etc. But keep in mind you are making money off a public resource.

Do I want business owners to succeed?yes. At even a little sacrifice to the PUBLIC resource? NO. If I had to catch my own bait, sleep in my truck, and live without their businesses, I'd still go fishing there if the resource was viable. Don't want to plow 'superhighways to the rez line?' OK. More for snomobilers and spring anglers.

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Check out last week's Outdoor News. There's an article relating to that subject.

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I fully agree witht the Outdoor News article. With the slot being in place and the conditions exactly the same as they are on LOTW, i do not see why the extended season shouldn't be made the same.

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I don't know. Extending the season would be nice but you have to think keep in mind the politics of the lake. If we want more then the other side is going to want more too!

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