Survey shows high walleye take on Lake of the Woods
Anglers on Lake of the Woods have kept more walleyes in the past year than harvest quotas call for, but fisheries managers say it's not a concern at this point.
Results from the first creel surveys conducted on the lake in five years don't necessarily make a trend, officials say.
"This is definitely something we pay attention to, and we're going to continue to monitor," said Phil Talmage, area fisheries supervisor for the Department of Natural Resources in Baudette, Minn.
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