Fisheries group to hold annual event in Twin Cities

  • Article by: DENNIS ANDERSON , Star Tribune
  • Updated: August 14, 2012 - 8:54 PM

When many of the world's top fisheries experts convene in the Twin Cities beginning Sunday, they will have plenty to discuss about their host state.

More than 1,000 fisheries professionals are scheduled to descend on the metro next week as the American Fisheries Society gathers in Minnesota for the first time since 1963.

Gov. Mark Dayton and Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr will open the conference Monday morning at RiverCentre in St. Paul.

Zebra mussels and Asian carp and the problems they portend for Minnesota likely will be among topics discussed by the fisheries biologists and managers.

"The conference provides a unique opportunity to discover and discuss a wealth of information about current issues, trends, research and challenges affecting aquatic natural resources, the professionals and scientists who manage them and a society and economy that depend on them," Minnesota DNR fisheries research and policy director Don Pereira said in a statement.

DNR public meetings

The DNR will hold seven public meetings in the next month to discuss experimental fishing regulations on 14 lakes.

•Otter Tail County: Big and Little Pine (review existing regulation on walleye), 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 5 at Perham Community Center, 620 Third Av., Perham. Annie Battle Lake (review existing regulations on sunfish, crappie, largemouth bass, northern pike; and restrictions on use of electronics and motors); North and South Ten Mile (review existing regulation on bass); Norway (review existing regulation on panfish, largemouth bass, walleye), 7 to 9 p.m. Sept 6 in Fergus Falls at DNR offices, 1509 First Av.

•Hubbard County: Lake La Salle (review proposal for bass, panfish, walleyes), 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 13 at Fern Township Hall, three-quarters of a mile west of Becida on County Road 9.

•St. Louis County: Kabetogama, Namakan, Sand Point, Crane and Little Vermilion (review existing regulation on walleye), 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Kabetogama Community Hall on County Road 122.

•Todd County: Big Swan Lake (review existing regulation on northern pike), 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 18 at Bruno's Hub Supper Club, 30905 County Road 13, Burtrum.

•Washington County: Square Lake (review existing regulation on trout and trout stocking), 6 p.m. Sept. 20, Washington County Government Center, Lower Level Room 113, 14949 62nd St. N., Stillwater.

•Staff will answer questions about any of the regulations at DNR headquarters, 500 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 26.

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