Baudette area fisheries staff perform management, habitat and oversight work for 5 fishing lakes and 730 miles of rivers and streams in Lake of the Woods, Roseau, Kittson, Marshall, Pennington and parts of Koochiching counties.
Popular area waters are Lake of the Woods, the Rainy River and the Red River.
Where to find us204 Main Street East
Baudette, MN 56623
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Be safe on the ice
Variable temperatures make for variable ice conditions. Trust yourself, not others. Stay on shore until there's 4 inches of new, clear ice and follow ice safety precautions.
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- Fishing opportunities
Lake of the Woods & Rainy River
- Lake of the Woods information
- Water level info for Rainy River & Lake of the Woods
- Estimating lake sturgeon weights & ages
Red River of the North
- Lake management planning
Comments from people interested in the health and quality of Minnesota’s fisheries are a critical part of the DNR’s fisheries lake management planning process. These plans establish fisheries management goals and objectives for each lake and guide the work fisheries biologists do each year.
The plan for Lake of the Woods is being updated in 2024.
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