Grand Rapids area fisheries

Grand Rapids area fisheries staff perform management, habitat and oversight work for 618 fishing lakes and hundreds of miles of rivers and streams in Itasca and western St. Louis counties.

Popular area waters are Lake Winnibigoshish as well as Bowstring, Cut Foot Sioux and Pokegama lakes.

The Grand Rapids fisheries work area

Where to find us

1201 East Highway 2
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
218-328-8836
[email protected]
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Trout season is here

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Grand Rapids staff

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Name
Position
Phone
Email
Dave WeitzelArea supervisor218-328-8836[email protected]
Matt WardAssistant area supervisor218-328-8836[email protected]
Sandy DeLeoOffice administrative specialist218-328-8836[email protected]
VacantLarge lake specialist  
Kris KoskiFisheries specialist218-328-8836[email protected]
Doyle HassFisheries specialist218-328-8836[email protected]
Steve MeroFisheries specialist218-328-8836[email protected]