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Brad Laabs: Ice fishing for opener? What a difference in a year

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What a difference a year makes! We are already past the halfway point of April and ice out from the lakes still seems like it is a long way out. Last year Big Detroit Lake was open water by March 23.


If you remember last year, because of the early ice out and nice weather all over the state, our Governor was considering moving the fishing opener up a week to the first Saturday in May!

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