Minnesota DNR, Red Lake Nation renew Upper, Lower Red Lake fisheries management agreement
The groups signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday, Dec. 4, renewing an agreement in regard to management of the walleye stock within the lake. The document was signed by representatives from three different groups. They included Red Lake Tribal Chairman Derrell Seki Sr., Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Sarah Strommen and Bureau of Indian Affairs Deputy Regional Director Scott Sufficool.
The memorandum of understanding is the same one that was in place previously. However, the agreement that was signed Wednesday will extend that agreement for another 10 years.
Strommen said the occasion is a chance to celebrate the success the partners have had in the recovery of the lake's walleye population. She said it's also an occasion to reaffirm that commitment int ...