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Anglers eager to reel in fish on opening day; DNR reminds public to follow guidelines

Posted at 9:25 PM, May 04, 2024
and last updated 2024-05-04 22:25:16-04

GREEN BAY (NBC26) — Today was the first official day of fishing season in Wisconsin.

  • Anglers made their way to the Bay of Green Bay to make the most of the opening day
  • The Wisconsin DNR is reminding everyone to be aware of the rules before fishing

(The following is a transcription of the full broadcast story)

The rules and regulations didn't stop angler Fong Lee from enjoying a peaceful day fishing in the bay of green bay.

"Today is a very nice day. I hope I can get the fish that just opened today, but I am enjoying it very much."

Anglers like Lee can buy licenses through Go Wild, through the DNR's license portal, or from a license agent.

There is also a statewide daily bag limit of three walleye or sauger per day on all inland waters.