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Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton shows "the one that got away" at the Governor's Fishing Opener in Waconia last May. Park Rapids is currently looking for individuals willing to host guest anglers in their boat for the 2013 event to be held on the Fish Hook chain of lakes."

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Organizational meetings for the 2013 Governor's Fishing Opener in Park Rapids have already been taking place.

Committees have congregated, though additional volunteers are sought for the numerous positions needed for the May event.


It may seem early, but in reality, the 2013 Governor's Fishing Opener will land in Park Rapids in a little over seven months. With somewhere around 300 volunteers needed, preparation is essential.

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