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500,000 expected to fish on opening day

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Here are some Minnesota fishing facts.

Anglers and waters

About 1.5 million licensed anglers.

About 500,000 people are expected to fish on opening day of the walleye and northern pike season, Saturday, May 10.

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Minnesota has 11,842 lakes, 5,400 of which are managed by DNR fisheries. There are 18,000 miles of fishable rivers and streams, including 3,600 miles of trout streams.

Average annual expenditure per angler is about $1,500.

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