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
[email protected]
News & notices

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Fishing opportunities

Area lakes by county

Fishing piers & boat ramps by county

Talk with us

Tower staff

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Edie EvartsArea fisheries supervisor218-300-7803[email protected]
Jeff EiblerAssistant area fisheries supervisor218-300-7804[email protected]
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]
Andy LevarFisheries technician218-300-7809[email protected]
Jeff MuellerFisheries technician218-300-7808[email protected]