The DNR said Monday that winter anglers on Upper Red Lake can keep three walleyes, one of which may be longer than 17 inches.

The regulations are effective Dec. 1, and are the same regulations in place last winter.

“These regulations were very well accepted by anglers, and meet our harvest plan objectives by spreading harvest over a wide range of sizes and removing some of the surplus spawning stock,” said Gary Barnard, DNR Bemidji area fisheries supervisor.

In fall assessment netting by the DNR and the Red Lake Band of Chippewa, walleye abundance was excellent with large numbers of fish from 12 to 20 inches.

More Upper Red Lake fishing regulations are available at