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Ice is just off the shoreline on Lake Minnesuing near Highway P on Tuesday afternoon. Fisherman are going to have a tough time finding open lakes in the area for the fishing opener. (Jed Carlson/

Ice quells opening day enthusiasm

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Business has been slow at the Bait Box in Superior this week.

Anglers normally pack the store in the days leading up to Wisconsin’s inland fishing opener, but this year has been different.


“They’re not knocking the door down to get here,” said owner Steve Dinda. “They’re not lined up waiting.”

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