Fishing guides in the Brainerd lakes area got a late start, per Gov. Tim Walz’s executive order. They were unable to take anyone out during the fishing opener; and when guidelines began to lift a bit they were able to have only two people on their boats.
Things evolved over the summer and fishing guides have been busy. Fishing is an outdoor activity, so people may feel more safe out on Minnesota waters.
A few fishing guides in the lakes area took a moment to share how business has changed with the pandemic.