Finland area fisheries

Finland area fisheries staff perform management, habitat and oversight work for 561 fishing lakes and 2,178 miles of rivers and streams in Lake and western Cook counties.

Popular area waters are many lakes in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, 25 stream trout lakes and several premier brook trout and steelhead streams.

The Finland fisheries work area

Where to find us

6686 Highway 1
P.O. Box 546
Finland, MN 55603
218-353-8840
[email protected]
News & notices

Ice is never 100% safe

Ice not safe warning signStay off the ice until there are 4 inches of new, clear ice. Even then, take safety precautions. Ice thickness and quality can vary in the same area.

You can ice fish

Angler pulling a sunfish through a hole in the ice of a lakeTarget the fish you want to catch this winter with the information, tips and techniques on our learn to ice fish page.

Fishing opportunities

Area lakes by county

Fishing piers & boat ramps by county

Resources
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Finland staff

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Name
Position
Phone
Email
Dean ParonArea supervisor218-353-8855[email protected]
Kevin MottAssistant area supervisor218-353-8855[email protected]
Allen BrandtFisheries specialist218-353-8855[email protected]
Nathan StewartFisheries specialist218-353-8855[email protected]
Dick SternFisheries technician218-353-8855[email protected]