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Anglers have one last shot at landing a big bass, walleye, or northern pike like this one through Sunday, February 22nd. Following that time, you may no longer intentionally fish for those species until the seasons open this coming May. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)

Walleye, Northern & Bass Seasons Close After This Weekend

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This weekend marks the last few days that anglers can head out on the lakes to fish for walleye, northern pike and bass until the 2009 Fishing Opener on May 9. Following the Feb. 22 closure, it is no longer legal to intentionally fish for the aforementioned species, though other fish like bluegill, crappie and perch will keep anglers entertained until this spring's opener.


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