Baudette area fisheries

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.

The Baudette fisheries work area

Where to find us

204 Main Street East
Baudette, MN 56623
[email protected]
News and notices

Rainy River spring regulations

Springtime river fishingThe Rainy River has special regulations for spring fishing from Wednesday, March 1, to Sunday, April 14. Download a helpful guide.

Ice never is 100% safe

Pickup truck falling through the iceYou can't judge ice's strength from its appearance, age, thickness or air temperature. Learn how to be safe on the ice this winter.

Fishing opportunities

Lake of the Woods & Rainy River

Red River of the North


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Baudette staff

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Phil TalmageArea supervisor218-395-6032[email protected]
Matt SkoogAssistant area supervisor218-395-6036[email protected]
Brett NelsonLarge lake specialist218-395-6035[email protected]
Mike WolfFisheries specialist218-395-6037[email protected]
LeAnn NesmithOffice administrative specialist218-395-6031[email protected]