On February 17, 2015 the Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld a rule adopted by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) limiting size and quantity of fish that could be harvested from Mille Lacs Lake during the upcoming fishing season. Save Mille Lacs Sportsfishing, Inc. v. Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources, 2015 (Minn. Ct. App. 2015) (reviewing 38 Minn. Reg. 1379 (Apr. 21, 2014) (to be codified at Minn. R. 6264.0400, subp. 4). Petitioners, residents and a resort near the lake, brought a pre-enforcement declaratory judgment challenge to the rule on the grounds that (a) DNR’s administrative record did not reference or discuss the relevance of article XIII, section 12, of the Minnesota Constitution (the “Preservation Provision,” which states that “Hunting and fishing and the taking…