Fish & Wildlife

Minnesota Fishing

A walleye swimming

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The walleye are here

Walleye season is here. Listen to these walleye fishing tips that can help you land Minnesota's state fish.

Angler holding a fish

Going fishing?

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Fishing boats on a lake opening morning

Fishing forecasts

Check out the 2017 fishing roundups for each of Minnesota's four regions.
Plan ahead »

Anglers with a fish from the Red River of the North

Fishing the Red

Muddy waters don't mean bad fishing. Hook everything from channel catfish and lake sturgeon to smallmouth and walleye on the historic Great Red River of the North.
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Fish being properly released after being caught

A helping hand

Fish populations don't grow as fast as demand. Practice some natural recycling on your next trip.
Learn how »