International Falls area fisheries staff perform management, habitat and oversight work for 135 fishing lakes and hundreds of miles of rivers and streams in Koochiching and northern St. Louis counties.
Popular area waters are Rainy, Kabetogama and Pelican (near Orr) and the Rainy River. The Iakes of Voyageurs National Park also lie within the International Falls fisheries management area.
Where to find us392 Highway 11 East
International Falls, MN 56649
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Fishing season is here
Minnesota's open water fishing season is officially open. Get out there and chase a few walleye and northern.
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International Falls staff
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Phil Talmage Area supervisor 218-598-8196 [email protected] Ryan Carrow Assistant area supervisor 218-598-8198 [email protected] Ben Vondra Large lake specialist 218-598-8197 [email protected] Michael Vaske Fisheries specialist 218-598-8199 [email protected] Dee Dee Crist Fisheries technician 218-598-8202 [email protected] Vacant Office & administrative specialist 218-598-8195