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Boaters to watch out for cold water temps during fishing opener

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With all the anglers heading out across the land of 10,000 lakes for the walleye and northern fishing opener this weekend, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is urging boaters to be careful.

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DNR officials warn one of the greatest threats anglers who are boating may encounter are cold water temperatures and cold water shock if their boat capsizes or they fall overboard.

Because of the cold water temperatures officials say life vests are a must.

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