Lake Superior area fisheries

Lake Superior area fisheries staff perform management, habitat and oversight work for approximately 2,300 square miles of the largest freshwater lake in the world and portions of its tributary streams along Minnesota's North Shore. They also track harvests in the sport, charter and commercial fisheries to ensure sustainability.

The Lake Superior fisheries work area

Where to find us

5351 North Shore Drive
Duluth, MN 55804
[email protected]
News & notices

Rainbow smelt consumption advisory

Lake Superior rainbow smeltElevated levels of polyfluoroalkyl substances have prompted Wisconsin to issue a rainbow smelt consumption advisory.

Trout season is here

Anglers fishing in a trout streamSee all the places in Minnesota you can fish when trout season opens in inland streams on Saturday, April 16. You'll find locations and fishing tips.


Brook trout below North Shore stream barriers

A presentation and discussion of a project that looked at the likely genetic origins of brook trout found below barriers such as falls that prevent fish from moving upstream in the streams and rivers that flow into Lake Superior along Minnesota's North Shore.

Talk with us

Lake Superior staff

Slide text left for phones & emails

Cory GoldsworthyArea supervisor218-302-3268[email protected]
 Assistant area supervisor218-302-3277 
Joshua BlankenheimLarge lake specialist218-302-3273[email protected]
Nick PetersonFisheries specialist218-302-3272[email protected]
Chris PalvereFisheries technician218-302-3281[email protected]