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Regional fishing roundupsMap of DNR regions in Minnesota

Area fisheries managers for the Minnesota DNR have prepared these summary outlook reports based on their observations and experience.

In the news

05/15/2017 Twins offer discounts, free hat in partnership with DNR
05/11/2017 Modest license fee increase needed to sustain Minnesota's great fishing
05/11/2017 Anglers can boost chances that fish survive after catch and release
05/11/2017 Regional fishing reports available from DNR in preparation for opener
05/11/2017 Saints offer discounts, free hat in partnership with DNR
05/11/2017 Take a mom fishing on Mother's Day weekend
05/10/2017 DNR fisheries summer fieldwork schedule on Aitkin area lakes
05/09/2017 Mississippi River holds great angling for fishing opener
05/08/2017 How to keep kids hooked on fishing? Catch some big fish
05/04/2017 New zebra mussel-sniffing K9s take aim at aquatic invasive species
05/01/2017 Catch a lake sturgeon sporting a tag? Report it
04/28/2017 Itasca County fishing closures will protect spawning fish
04/28/2017 Experimental northern pike regulations repealed on Bowstring, Round lakes
04/28/2017 Grand Marais area fisheries announces survey work
04/28/2017 Cook County fishing closures will protect spawning fish
04/24/2017 Minnesota United and DNR offer discounted game tickets
04/20/2017 Walleye stamps support better fishing across Minnesota
04/17/2017 Thinking deeply about your own fishing
04/10/2017 Stream trout fishing opportunities abound for Saturday opener
04/06/2017 Buy a license and share the passion for fishing
04/03/2017 New Upper Red Lake walleye regulations announced
04/03/2017 Minnesota fishing facts
03/21/2017 Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
03/16/2017 DNR reports first discovery of invasive silver carp in St. Croix River
02/28/2017 DNR seeks comment on Tower area lake management plans
02/27/2017 Women can learn to bowfish through DNR classes?
02/23/2017 2016 fish, game and trapping licenses expire Feb. 28
02/08/2017 Minnesota welcomes back bass tournament that wowed the pros ???
02/02/2017 Mille Lacs Lake bass limit goes from 4 to 3 in May
01/25/2017 Gov. Dayton proposes to bolster Minnesota's natural resources and outdoor recreation
01/23/2017 Register for beginner fly-fishing weekend for youth-adult pairs
01/10/2017 DNR uses fish work groups to gain advice, input ?
01/05/2017 Lot of pout: Burbot state record is on the books
01/03/2017 DNR announces new special angling regulations
01/03/2017 Vermilion walleye regulation to change

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