Legislature Approves Historic $98.1 Million In Funding
Minnesota anglers landed a $98.1 million investment in fishing and boating during the recent legislative session; DNR officials are calling it “transformational” and “historic.”
“This is a moment that Minnesota anglers should celebrate,” said Ron Schara, president of the non-profit group MN-FISH. “This investment in fishing shows state leadership understands the economic and cultural importance of sport fishing in Minnesota, and the need to maintain it.”
With member and benefactor support, MN-FISH was able to reach state leadership with a core message -“We need to reinvest in our valued fisheries and the infrastructure that support sport fishing.