Opener was normal - inconsistent
Anglers last weekend experienced a windy welcome to the 2012 Minnesota fishing opener. Though air temperatures were delightful, controlling the boat in high winds is always a challenge.
Many people assumed fishing would be very similar to what we experience in early June. With such an early ice-out, it would be a logical hypothesis.
However, the opener turned out to be more "normal" than some people expected.
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