State needs to step up
on tourism-killing limits
The combination of ice-covered lakes and severely reduced walleye bag limits for the start of the open water fishing season means a devastating blow for the tourism industry, but state government is not powerless on one of those issues.
While there is nothing that can be done to change whatever Mother Nature throws our way, it’s time the state gets serious about urging the Chippewa tribes to provide sport anglers with more than two-walleye and one-walleye bag limits.
If the tribes aren’t going to be good business neighbors,