Hinckley area fisheries staff perform management, habitat and oversight work for 160 fishing lakes and 261 rivers and streams in Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec and Pine counties.
Popular area waters are Grindstone Lake, Chisago area lakes as well as four popular rivers – the St. Croix, Kettle, Rum and Snake.
Where to find us306 Power Avenue North
Hinckley, MN 55037
- News and notices
Walleye egg take returns
For the first time in years, fry from eggs and milt from Knife River walleye were stocked in several Hinckley area lakes this spring. Find out why.
Grindstone dam removal
Get information on a project that will remove a public safety hazard and restore the Grindstone River's natural flow and connectivity.
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We will have someone in the office to take phone calls and messages whenever possible during business hours but calls may not be returned immediately. Email is checked throughout the day Monday through Friday during business hours and is the best way to contact staff.
Matt Ward Area supervisor 320-384-7721 [email protected] Deb Vermeersch Assistant area supervisor 320-384-7721 [email protected] Shelly O'Donovan Office administrative specialist 320-384-7721 [email protected] Heath Weaver Fisheries specialist 320-384-7721 [email protected] John Frank Fisheries specialist 320-384-7721 [email protected] Nate Painovich Fisheries specialist 320-384-7721 [email protected]