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Knowknot

Does anyone know where I can find out which lakes smothered out in the southern Minnesota areas? I have looked on the DNR website and can't seem to find out any information there. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks,

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Hookmaster

I know the DNR lists lakes that are freezing out under "liberalized fishing opportunities" and states when the liberalized fishing is allowed. After they take that posting down the only way I know of is to call the fisheries manager who manages the lakes you're interested in.

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phishslayer

My suggestion is to try and reach out to get a response on a different social media platform. I've had luck getting a response when I contacted the DNR on Twitter.

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gunner55

I've had more than 1 email conversation with the biologist who's in charge of the lake we are on. For him it's just 1st name.last [email protected] for his email address. Usually get a pretty quick reply too 

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Knowknot

Thanks phish and gunner, I just thought that someone might open up on this site and let us know. Anyway that's good information and thanks again...

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