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Walleye season closes Feb. 14 on Iowa Great Lakes

  • 2/1/2017 8:48:00 AM
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SPIRIT LAKE – The walleye fishing season on Spirit, East and West Okoboji lakes is open through February 14, 2017.  After that date it will be closed and reopens again on May 6, 2017. These are the only Iowa lakes that have a closed season for walleye.

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