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New walleye rule in place for Turtle Flambeau

By RICHARD JENKINS

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MERCER, Wis. — When walleye season opens in May, anglers on the Turtle Flambeau Flowage in southern Iron County will have to watch what fish they keep as a new regulation will be in place limiting the size limits of walleye that can be kept while fishing the flowage.

Zach Lawson, a fisheries biologist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, said the flowage’s daily bag limit will remain the same but size limits will be imposed.

“The bag limit is how many fish you can keep, and the size limit is what sized individuals you can harvest,”...

 
 
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