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Field reports: Spring walleye egg collection goes smoothly

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Fisheries crews with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources at Grand Rapids and Tower collected their full quota of walleye eggs in short order this spring. In eight days starting April 29, the Tower crew collected 970 quarts — about 107 million eggs — from the Pike River, which flows into Lake Vermilion, said Jeff Eibler, assistant area fisheries supervisor at Tower.


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