Published September 22, 2010, 12:00 AM

Minimum walleye length on Osakis, Little Osakis to be discussed September 30

The minimum walleye length on Osakis and Little Osakis lakes will be the focus of a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) public meeting.

The minimum walleye length on Osakis and Little Osakis lakes will be the focus of a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) public meeting.

It will take place on Thursday, September 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Pollard Community Center, 18 West Nokomis Street, in Osakis.

DNR fisheries staff will explain the existing 15-inch minimum length limit regulation and solicit public comments on whether the regulation should remain in place, be modified or dropped.

For those unable to attend the local meeting, there also will be an open house from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 29, at the DNR Headquarters, 500 Lafayette Road, in St. Paul. Staff will be available to take comments on the regulation.

Written comments also may be submitted until Monday, October 11, by e-mail to dean.beck@state.mn.us or by mail to DNR Area Fisheries Office, 23070 North Lakeshore Drive, Glenwood, MN 56334.

Those who wish to provide comments by phone may call (320) 634-4573.

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