Explore Minnesota announced Saturday that the 2019 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener will be held on fountain lake in Albert Lea. It's the first time in it's 72 year history that the Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener will make it's way to Albert Lea.
Albert Lea Lakes Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Director Susie Petersen. We are thrilled this will be the first time, in the history of the event that it will be held in our area. I am grateful for the many organizations that pulled together for the opportunity to plan for the fun events and showcase our beautiful area.”