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]
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Fergus Falls staff

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Name
Position
Phone
Email
Jim WoltersArea supervisor218-671-7954[email protected]
Howard FullhartAssistant area supervisor218-671-7958[email protected]
Steve KubenyFisheries specialist218-671-7960[email protected]
VacantFisheries technician218-671-7957Vacant
Luke SchalekampFisheries specialist218-671-7956[email protected]
Marnie FranzeOffice administrative specialist218-671-7978[email protected]