2013 Governor’s Opener 14 May 12

With the 2012 Governor’s Fishing Opener in Waconia now history, it’s been announced that next year’s event will take place in Park Rapids. Explore Minnesota Director John Edman says Park Rapids reflects “what’s great about fishing and travel throughout Minnesota.” The Governor’s Fishing Opener has been held each year since 1948. Governor Dayton was unable to catch a walleye for the second straight year this year, but will try again next year. The 2013 opener will take place on May 10th and 11th.