Results from winter creel survey shed light on Lake of the Woods ice fishing pressure and harvest

Grand Forks Herald

Anglers again this past winter spent nearly 2 million hours ice fishing on Lake of the Woods, results from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' winter creel survey show.

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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has posted signs at accesses on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River informing anglers about potential regulation changes and plans for an October public meeting. (Photo/ Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
 Ice houses dot the south shore of Lake of the Woods near Pine Island in December 2010. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said anglers this past winter logged 1.94 million hours of ice fishing time on Lake of the Woods, based on creel survey estimates. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Anglers kept about 257,000 pounds of walleyes and 279,000 pounds of saugers last winter on Lake of the Woods, results from the DNR's 2017-18 winter creel survey show. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)

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