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I had a question, are you allowed to fish before open and not keep fish. Or do you have to wait for opener to start fishing?

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You can fish, as long as you are not targeting fish in which the season is still closed for angling them.

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Hey thanks for replying so i cant fish for bass and northerns intill the opening weekend?

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You can't intentionally fish for species before their opener, even if you plan on releasing.

I usually try for panfish when we're up putting the dock in pre-opener, but I use very small crappie/sunfish tackle. Obviously if you're fishing a 4 1/2" crankbait, you're probably not targeting Bluegills.

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