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Mother's Day weekend fishing challenge

Moms who live in Minnesota are invited to join a free virtual fishing challenge May 13-14, during Take a Mom Fishing Weekend, when all Minnesota moms can fish without purchasing fishing licenses.

The Minnesota State Legislature established Take a Mom Fishing Weekend in 1988 to coincide with Mother’s Day. This year, the weekend also happens during fishing opener — seasons begin Saturday, May 13, for walleye, northern pike, bass, and trout in lakes.

To participate in the Mother’s Day weekend fishing challenge, moms simply need to join the Minnesota Moms Fishing Challenge Facebook group and submit one photo of each fish they catch. All participants submitting photos will be entered in a random drawing for prizes.

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