West Metro area fisheries staff perform management, habitat and oversight work for 102 fishing lakes and 108 miles of rivers and streams in Carver, Hennepin and Scott counties.
Popular area waters are Lake Minnetonka, the Minneapolis Chain of Lakes and two large rivers – the Minnesota and Mississippi.
Where to find us7050 Highway 101 East
Shakopee, MN 55379
- News & notices
More trout stocked
An addtional 1,500 yearling rainbow trout were stocked into Courthouse Lake near Chaska on Feb. 23. Quarry Lake was stocked earlier.
New panfish daily limits
New 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.
- Fishing opportunities
- Aquatic plant management: Questions and Permits 651-259-5831 (ask for aquatic plant management staff)
- Fish and wildlife kills: Minnesota Duty Officer 651-649-5451 / 1-800-422-0798
- Talk with us
West Metro staff
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Daryl Ellison Area supervisor 952-236-5171 [email protected] Vacant Assistant area supervisor Mark Nemeth Trout stream habitat specialist 952-236-5172 [email protected] Matt Petersen Fishing in the Neighborhood 952-236-5175 [email protected] Mario Travaline Fishing in the Neighborhood 952-236-5174 [email protected] Kristan Maccaroni Fisheries specialist 952-236-5173 [email protected] Jason Harris Fisheries specialist 952-236-5176 [email protected] Vacant Office administrative specialist 952-236-5170 Keegan Lund Aquatic invasive species specialist 651-259-5828 [email protected]