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Wishing for walleyes

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ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - Anglers are probably more than ready for this year's fishing opener, especially because they've had to wait an extra week.

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Typically, fishing opener weekend and Mother's Day weekend are always the same, but this year, fishing opener happened to fall one week later.

According to the Department of Natural Resources, state law sets the walleye opener two Saturdays prior to Memorial Day weekend, which does not occur this year until the last weekend of May.

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