Tower area fisheries

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.

The Tower fisheries work area

Where to find us

650 Highway 169
Tower, MN 55790-8304
218-300-7802
[email protected]
News & notices

New panfish daily limits

A bluegill swimming in a Minnesota lakeNew regulations for sunfish and crappie are in place on a number of lakes for 2021 so anglers should closely check regulations for new daily limits.

Get started fishing

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Fishing opportunities

Area lakes by county

Fishing piers & boat ramps by county

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Tower staff

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Name
Position
Phone
Email
Vacant   
VacantAssistant area fisheries supervisor  
Matt HennenLarge lake specialist (Vermilion)218-300-7810[email protected]
Lisa SandersonOffice and administrative specialist218-300-7802[email protected]
Brent FlattenFisheries specialist218-300-7807[email protected]
VacantFisheries technician  
Jeff MuellerFisheries technician218-300-7808[email protected]