Park Rapids area fisheries

Park Rapids area fisheries staff perform management, habitat and oversight work for 108 fishing lakes and 220 miles of rivers and streams in Hubbard, Wadena and eastern Becker counties.

Popular area waters are the Mantrap Chain of Lakes; Crow Wing River and its chain of lakes; and the Straight River – a premier brown trout stream.

The Park Rapids fisheries work area

Where to find us

301 South Grove Avenue
Park Rapids, MN 56470
[email protected]
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Park Rapids staff

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Wade MassureArea supervisor218-552-2317[email protected]
Calub ShavlikAssistant area supervisor218-552-2312[email protected]
Kyle LittleFisheries technician218-552-2314[email protected]
Mike KellyFisheries specialist218-552-2315[email protected]
Scott MuhmFisheries specialist218-552-2316[email protected]