Fish & Wildlife

Master angler

A bass.Become a Minnesota Master Angler

The Master Angler Program is open to all licensed anglers in Minnesota. Nonresident anglers with an appropriate Minnesota license are also eligible to participate.

  • Separate divisions for adult and youth anglers.
  • Categories for master angler, expert angler and grand master.

Qualifying entries will receive:

  • A listing in the Master Angler Annual
  • A posting on the Honors Wall at the Fishing Hall of Fame of Minnesota in Brainerd.
  • A listing with their photo on the Fishing Hall of Fame of Minnesota Website.
  • A browser-generated certificate commemorating the achievement of each catch.

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A cooperative program of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame.