News + Events: Governor's Fishing Opener

The ice is out and the Minnesota Fishing Opener is days away—Saturday, May 10, to be exact! This year, the 67th Annual Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener is hosted by the Brainerd Lakes Chamber in collaboration with the Nisswa Chamber of Commerce at Grand View Lodge. Events are planned for guests and participants from Thursday, May 8, through Sunday, May 11. 

For a complete schedule of events visit

Fisherman casting from shore at sunset

For more information about the Governor's Fishing Opener visit

We hope to see you there!