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 and notices

North Shore streams and smelt report

A Lake Superior steelheadCheck out this week's report. The weekly report covers North Shore stream conditions, fish traps and smelt.

Rock snot threatens trout

Didymo or rock snot on a rock in a North Shore streamThat algae you sometimes see clumped on rocks in North Shore streams can threaten trout populations. Watch this webinar to learn more.


Steelhead genetics project


Talk with us

Lake Superior staff

Slide text left for phones & emails

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

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