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"Mom's amendment" gets mixed reactions from resort owners

Gail Heig, owner of Bowen Lodge on Lake Winnibigoshish, told the Duluth News Tribune the plan is "a logistical and scheduling nightmare" because guests plan opening weekend vacations well in advance. The legislation will move the fishing opener to May 5 from May 12 this year, if the state Senate approves the bill. House lawmakers approved it Tuesday.
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Gail Heig, owner of Bowen Lodge on Lake Winnibigoshish, told the Duluth News Tribune the plan is "a logistical and scheduling nightmare" because guests plan opening weekend vacations well in advance. The legislation will move the fishing opener to May 5 from May 12 this year, if the state Senate approves the bill. House lawmakers approved it Tuesday.

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