Ice fishing

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Don't let a little ice stop you from catching the perfect fish! A handful of Minnesota state parks offer great ice fishing programs for hands-on experience. With over 10,000 lakes across Minnesota, finding the perfect ice fishing spot is easier than you might think. You can even ice fish for free in most state parks!

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Lake Carlos State Park

Ice Fishing Frenzy


Lake Bronson State Park

Lake Bronson Lion's Annual Fishing Derby


Fort Snelling State Park

Pond Life Through the Ice


Hayes Lake State Park

Wannaska Lion's Fishing Derby

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Please note: Occasionally, due to extreme weather or poor snow conditions, an event may need to be canceled or changed. When in doubt, call the park.