Walleye fishing on Mille Lacs Lake opens July 16th

Walleye fishing on Mille Lacs Lake opens July 16th

July 14, 2021 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/14/21)

(Mille Lacs Lake, MN) — Walleye fishing on Mille Lacs Lakes returns to catch-and-release regulations on Friday, July 16th according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

The two-week walleye fishing closure remains in place until Thursday, July 15th while all other species are open for angling. Catch-and-release walleye fishing will continue through Wednesday, September 15th. 

Harvesting walleye reopens Thursday, September 16th and continues through Tuesday, November 30th with regulations including keeping a limit of one walleye from 21-23 inches, or one over 28 inches. 

Fishing hours on Mille Lacs are 6am-10pm, but during the late season beginning September 16th, anglers will be allowed to fish from 6am-midnight.

More information concerning fishing regulations for Mille Lacs Lake can be found on the DNR’s website.