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A large number of anglers will be heading to the lakes in pursuit of Minnesota's state fish, the walleye, this weekend for the 2011 opener. Lucky anglers might even land a beauty like this one. (Photo courtesy Northland Tackle)

Dock Talk: Walleye wisdom for the opener

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Get your motor runnin' (outboard that is), because walleye season has officially arrived.

The state fish remains popular among anglers because it provides delectable table fare and is also challenging to catch.


Anglers sometimes misunderstand the biology and behaviors of a walleye, yet even individuals who study walleye occasionally come home skunked.

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