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 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

New panfish daily limits

A bluegill swimming in a Minnesota lakeNew regulations for sunfish and crappie are in place on a number of lakes for 2021 so anglers should closely check regulations for new daily limits.

Get started fishing

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Fishing opportunities

Area lakes by county

Fishing piers & boat ramps by county

Resources