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Fishing Opener 2016 in Maple Grove

May 12, 2016 11:12PM ● By Wendy Erlien

Fish Lake Regional Park in Maple Grove (Photo by Wendy Erlien)

Are you planning on participating in the annual Minnesota fishing opener Saturday, May 14?
Here are a few items you might want to know about fishing in Maple Grove.

Fishing License
In addition to buying online or via phone, you can purchase a fishing license at the following retailers, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. If you're 16 or older, you need to buy a fishing license. Short term and long term license options are available. 
Lakes
Click on the link for each lake for more information
Fishing Weather Forecast
The weekend weather forecast for the fishing opener is, according to the National Weather Service-Twin Cities:

Saturday, May 14 - Possible patchy frost before 7 a.m. Mostly sunny, high near 49.
Sunday, May 15 - Possible patchy frost before 8 a.m. Mostly sunny, high near 59

For more information about fishing in Minnesota here: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/fishmn/index.html

Editor's note: Do you have any tips for fishing in Maple Grove? Share it in comments below! Be sure to share your photos!




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