New App Could Answer Fish Population Question
Mille Lacs Lake has over 132,000 acres of surface area and 75 miles of shoreline. And all of that water makes it difficult to get an accurate count of the fish population. That’s where the new iFish Minnesota app comes in.
Venturelli says it doesn’t make sense for anglers to fudge the numbers. If fisherman make the numbers look better than they are the DNR won’t act fast enough and if they make the numbers look worse the DNR will respond to try to fix a problem that’s not there.
Venturelli says the iFish Minnesota app will gather more information than creel surveys. And Red Door Lodge says they’ll try to get more anglers to use it so there’s less of a mystery about Mille Lac’s walleye numbers.