Duluth area fisheries

Duluth area fisheries staff perform management, habitat and oversight work for 344 lakes, 1,166 miles of trout stream and 3,315 miles of warm-water rivers and streams in Carlton and southern St. Louis counties.

Area waters are popular fishing destinations such as the St. Louis River Estuary, Island Lake Reservoir and the Blackhoof, Knife and Sucker rivers, which are premier trout streams.

The Duluth fisheries work area

Where to find us

5351 North Shore Drive
Duluth, MN 55804
218-302-3264
[email protected]
News & notices

Get out on the ice

Learning to ice fishIce fishing can be mystifying so we've developed how-to guides and videos so you can learn what you need and what to do on the ice this winter.

Ice never is 100% safe

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Fishing opportunities

Area lakes by county

Fishing piers & boat ramps by county

Resources