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Mille Lacs walleye netting takes back seat to tribal spearing


Chippewa tribal members are about halfway toward reaching their quota of walleye from Lake Mille Lacs, according to figures updated Tuesday.

Here’s what’s different this year: Nearly every walleye — some 5,700 pounds — killed this year has been by spear, not highly contentious gill nets, according to tribal authorities. The total tribal allotment is 11,400 pounds.


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