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For some, summer begins on Memorial Day weekend, or when the last traces of snow melt for good.

But for many more in the area, Saturday, May 14 -- Minnesota's walleye and northern pike fishing opener - marks the real start of the season.


"I think all in all, it should be a good opener," said Jim Wolters, the Area Fisheries Manager, "pending any waterfront that should come in that Thursday or Friday."

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