Detroit Lakes area fisheries staff perform management, habitat and oversight work for 151 fishing lakes and 1,500 miles of rivers and streams in Becker, Clay, Mahnomen, Norman, Polk and Red Lake counties.
Popular area waters are Detroit Lake, the Cormorant lakes area, White Earth and portions of the Red River.
Where to find us14583 County Highway 19
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
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Nathan Olson Area supervisor 218-846-8290 [email protected] Mike Habrat Fisheries specialist 218-846-8290 [email protected] Josh Wickstrom Fisheries technician 218-846-8290 [email protected] Nick Kludt Red River fisheries specialist 218-846-8290 [email protected] Mandy Erickson Aquatic plant management specialist 218-846-8296 [email protected] Krysta Lipton Office administrative specialist 218-846-8290 [email protected]