Discover Minnesota: Otter Tail County

"Halo Effect" Keeps Bringing People Back To Otter Tail County

  Our final Discover Minnesota virtual road trip heads to the county that claims to have more lakes than any other county in the country. Otter Tail County will be hosting the Governor’s Fishing Opener on some of those lakes from May 13th through the 15th. There are one 1,048 lakes in the county, along with 22 communities, numerous resorts,…

East Grand Forks Working To Secure Governor’s Fishing Opener In 2021

A site visit by Explore Minnesota officials is planned for next Wednesday

Gov. Tim WalzEAST GRAND FORKS, MN —¬†East Grand Forks wants in on the Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener. It was held two weekends ago in Albert Lea and is headed to Thumper Pond Resort in Otter Tail County next year. East Grand Forks officials hope to hook the event in 2021. The city is hoping to use the event as a…

2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener Heading To Otter Tail County

Thumper Pond Resort Will Serve As Event Headquarters

OTTER TAIL CO., MN —¬†Next year’s Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener has already been announced and it’ll be a lot closer to our neck of the woods. The governor and others will head to Thumper Pond Resort in Otter Tail County. Thumper Pond will serve as the event headquarters from May 7 -10 in 2020. The 73rd annual Governor’s Fishing Opener…