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For a complete list of fishing seasons please check the fishing regulations.


Events Calendar

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04/30/16 - 02/26/17

 

Bowfishing - 2016 season

04/30/16 - 02/19/17

 

Bullhead, Redhorse, other rough fish Spearing - 2016 season

04/30/16 - 02/26/17

 

Sucker Spearing - 2016 season

05/14/16 - 02/26/17

 

Walleye, sauger, northern pike - 2016 season

05/14/16 - 02/26/17

 

Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass - 2016 season -North and East of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls and Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

05/28/16 - 02/26/17

 

Largemouth Bass - 2016 season -South and West of US Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls except Pelican and Ash Lakes in St. Louis County

09/12/16 - 02/26/17

 

Smallmouth Bass - 2016 Catch and Release season only (statewide)

11/15/16 - 02/26/17

 

Dark House Spearing-2016 season

12/31/16 - 03/31/17

 

Lake and Stream Trout - Winter (entirely within the BWCA)-2017 season

01/01/17 - 04/14/17

 

Stream Trout (Winter) SE - 2017 season Catch and Release season only. Dodge, Goodhue, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha and Winona counties only.

01/14/17 - 03/31/17

 

Trout in lakes - Winter (outside or partly outside the BWCA) - 2017 season

04/01/17 - 11/30/17

 

Flathead Catfish - 2017 Season

04/15/17 - 10/01/17

 

Stream Trout in streams, except SE - 2017 season

04/15/17 - 09/14/17

 

Stream Trout in streams SE - 2017 season. Dodge, Goodhue, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha and Winona counties only.

05/13/17 - 02/25/18

 

Walleye, sauger, northern pike - 2017 season

05/13/17 - 02/25/18

 

Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass - 2017 season -North and East of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls and Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

05/13/17 - 05/26/17

 

Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass - 2017 early Catch and Release season Only -South and West of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls except Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

05/13/17 - 10/01/17

 

Lake Trout (summer) - 2017 season

05/27/17 - 02/25/18

 

Largemouth Bass - 2017 season -South and West of US Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls except Pelican and Ash Lakes in St. Louis County

05/27/17 - 09/10/17

 

Smallmouth Bass - 2017 Season -South and West of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls except Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

06/03/17 - 12/01/17

 

Muskellunge (Muskie) - 2017 season

09/11/17 - 02/25/18

 

Smallmouth Bass - 2017 Catch and Release season only - South and West of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls except Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

09/15/17 - 10/15/17

 

Stream Trout (Fall) SE - 2017 season Catch and Release season only

12/30/17 - 04/01/18

 

Lake and Stream Trout - Winter (entirely within the BWCA)-2018 season

01/13/18 - 04/01/18

 

Trout in lakes - Winter (outside or partly outside the BWCA) - 2018 season

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