Lake of the Sunset Glow

An Early Start at the Pike River Hatchery

DNR officials got an early start on the walleye egg gathering operation on Pike River on the Tower end of Lake Vermilion Monday, March 26, 2012. This might be the earliest the procedure has ever been started. Each year the DNR harvests eggs from the walleye there for use in Vermilion and other lakes in the state.

Here is a link to a YouTube video explaining the process:

http://youtu.be/nDXHXvsGccY

Looking for Lodging? You've come to the right place.

Explore Minnesota