Fergus Falls area fisheries

Fergus Falls area fisheries staff perform management, habitat and oversight work for 250 fishing lakes and 150 miles of rivers and streams in Otter Tail and Wilkin counties.

Popular area waters are Otter Tail, Big Pine and North Lida lakes. Area staff also manage portions of the Otter Tail, Pelican and Red rivers.

The Fergus Falls fisheries work area

Where to find us

1509 1st Avenue North
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
218-671-7931
[email protected]
News & notices

New bluegill daily limits

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

Ice fishing know-how

Northern pike in an ice fishing holeIce fishing can be mystifying for those who with little or no experience. Use our our handy how-to and heads-up to take your first steps on the ice.

Fishing opportunities

Area lakes by county

Fishing piers & boat ramps by county

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Fergus Falls staff

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Name
Position
Phone
Email
Jim WoltersArea supervisor218-739-7576[email protected]
Howard FullhartAssistant area supervisor218-739-7576[email protected]
Steve KubenyFisheries specialist218-739-7576[email protected]
Mike NelsonFisheries technician218-739-7576[email protected]
Luke SchalekampFisheries specialist218-739-7576[email protected]
Marnie FranzeOffice administrative specialist218-739-7576[email protected]