A historical account traces the development of the commercial fisheries of the Red Lakes, Minnesota, from its inception in 1917 as a war measure through 1938. The trends of production and catch per unit of effort were followed for the principal species with notes on statistics of the minor fishes. Life history data were recorded for the walleye and yellow perch. A historical account was presented of the artificial propagation of the walleye and whitefish from 1918 through 1938.
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History of Red Lakes fishery, 1917-38, with observations on population status