Minn. governor’s boat surrounded in walleye fishing protest
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Protesters reportedly surrounded a boat belonging to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) on Saturday over a ban on walleye fishing.

According to FOX 9 Minneapolis, protesters in boats circled Dayton on Lake Mille Lacs to demonstrate against a three-week walleye fishing ban aimed at conserving the breed. 

“We couldn’t catch a fish because we had these boats circling around us,” Dayton told the news outlet.


“I’m here to emphasize the positive. I’m here to talk about the positive fishing in Mille Lacs.”

The news station reported that the temporary fishing ban has hurt the industry’s business.