Tower area fisheries staff perform management, habitat and oversight work for 900 fishing lakes and 2,200 miles of rivers and streams in northern St. Louis and northern Lake counties.
Popular area waters are many popular fishing lakes in the western region of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Lake Vermilion – a premier walleye and muskellunge destination.
Where to find us650 Highway 169
Tower, MN 55790-8304
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Keith Reeves Area fisheries supervisor 218-300-7803 [email protected] Vacant Assistant area fisheries supervisor Matt Hennen Large lake specialist (Vermilion) 218-300-7810 [email protected] Lisa Sanderson Office and administrative specialist 218-300-7802 [email protected] Brent Flatten Fisheries specialist 218-300-7807 [email protected] Vacant Fisheries technician Jeff Mueller Fisheries technician 218-300-7808 [email protected]