ALBERT LEA, Minn. - Less than a day after the Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener and we're already talking about next year's big event. Albert Lea Convention and Visitors Bureau has confirmed they will host the 2019 opener.
A facebook post by the convention and visitors bureau states: "The Albert Lea Lakes Area is honored to be selected as the host site of the 2019 Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener", said Albert Lea Lakes Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director, Susie Petersen.
Petersen went on to say, "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."