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Fishing seasons

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


Events Calendar

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04/01/17 - 11/30/17

 

Flathead Catfish - 2017 Season

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

05/27/17 - 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

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

12/30/17 - 04/01/18

 

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

01/01/18 - 04/13/18

 

Stream Trout (Winter) SE - 2018 season Catch and Release season only. Dodge, Goodhue, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha and Winona counties only.

01/13/18 - 04/01/18

 

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

01/13/18 - 01/15/18

 

Take-a-Kid Ice fishing weekend

04/01/18 - 11/30/18

 

Flathead Catfish - 2018 Season

04/14/18 - 09/30/18

 

Stream Trout in streams, except SE - 2018 season

04/14/18 - 09/14/18

 

Stream Trout in streams SE - 2018 season. Dodge, Goodhue, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha and Winona counties only.

05/12/18 - 02/24/19

 

Walleye, sauger, northern pike - 2018 season

05/12/18 - 02/24/19

 

Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass - 2018 season -North and East of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls and Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

05/12/18 - 05/25/18

 

Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass - 2018 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

05/12/18 - 09/30/18

 

Lake Trout (summer) - 2018 season

05/12/18 - 10/31/18

 

Stream Trout in lakes (summer) - 2018 season

05/12/18 - 05/13/18

 

Take-a-Mom fishing weekend

05/26/18 - 02/24/19

 

Largemouth Bass - 2018 season -South and West of US Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls except Pelican and Ash Lakes in St. Louis County

05/26/18 - 09/09/18

 

Smallmouth Bass - 2018 Season -South and West of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls except Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County.

06/02/18 - 12/02/18

 

Muskellunge (Muskie) - 2018 season

06/08/18 - 06/10/18

 

Take-a-Kid fishing weekend

06/16/18 - 04/14/19

 

Lake/Shovelnose Sturgeon Season

09/10/18 - 02/24/19

 

Smallmouth Bass - 2018 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

09/15/18 - 10/15/18

 

Stream Trout (Fall) SE - 2018 season Catch and Release season only

12/29/18 - 03/31/19

 

Lake and Stream Trout - Winter (entirely within the BWCA)-2019 season

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