Fishing seasons

For a complete list of fishing seasons please check the fishing regulations.

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04/01/19 - 12/01/19

Flathead catfish

Statewide inland waters

04/13/19 - 09/30/19

Stream trout

Outside southeastern Minnesota

05/11/19 - 02/23/20

Walleye, sauger and northern pike

Statewide inland waters

05/11/19 - 09/30/19

Lake trout

Statewide inland waters

05/11/19 - 10/31/19

Stream trout in lakes

Statewide

05/11/19 - 02/23/20

Smallmouth and largemouth bass

Northeastern Minnesota

05/25/19 - 02/23/20

Largemouth bass

Statewide outside northeastern Minnesota

06/01/19 - 12/01/19

Muskie

Statewide inland waters

06/16/19 - 04/14/20

Lake sturgeon and shovelnose sturgeon

Statewide inland waters

09/09/19 - 02/23/20

Smallmouth and largemouth bass catch and release

Statewide outside northeastern Minnesota

09/16/19 - 10/15/19

Stream trout catch and release

Southeastern Minnesota

09/16/19 - 04/17/20

Stream trout catch and release

Southeastern Minnesota streams in the parks and cities listed in this item

01/18/20 - 01/20/20

Take a Kid Ice Fishing Weekend

Statewide