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Governor's Fishing Opener at Lake Wapogasset, Polk County

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The 43rd Governor's Fishing Opener, officially kicking off Wisconsin's game fishing season, will take place May 3 at Lake Wapogasset in Polk County.

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Gov. Jim Doyle is invited.

Also fishing at the event will be local legislators and officials, media, and Matt Frank, Department of Natural Resources secretary, and Mike Staggs, state Fisheries Chief.

Former Gov. Warren Knowles started the tradition in 1965, to officially open the state's fishing season.

The angling event is sponsored by the Wisconsin Indianhead Country Tourism group. This event is by invitation only to key media and state and local government officials.

Lake Wapogasset is the third largest water body in Polk County located a few miles west of Amery. The lake has good populations of walleye, northerns, bass and panfish.

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