Fishing seasons

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

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04/01/19 - 12/01/19

Statewide inland waters

Flathead catfish

04/13/19 - 09/30/19

Outside southeastern Minnesota

Stream trout

04/13/19 - 09/15/19

Southeastern Minnesota

Stream trout

04/13/19 - 09/15/19

Within specific state parks and cities

Stream trout

05/11/19 - 02/23/20

Statewide inland waters

Walleye, sauger and northern pike

05/11/19 - 09/30/19

Statewide inland waters

Lake trout

05/11/19 - 10/31/19

Statewide

Stream trout in lakes

05/11/19 - 02/23/20

Northeastern Minnesota

Smallmouth and largemouth bass

05/25/19 - 09/08/19

Statewide outside northeastern Minnesota

Smallmouth bass

05/25/19 - 02/23/20

Statewide outside northeastern Minnesota

Largemouth bass

06/01/19 - 12/01/19

Statewide inland waters

Muskie

06/07/19 - 06/09/19

Statewide

Take a Kid Fishing Weekend

06/16/19 - 04/14/20

Statewide inland waters

Lake sturgeon and shovelnose sturgeon

09/09/19 - 02/23/20

Statewide outside northeastern Minnesota

Smallmouth and largemouth bass catch and release

09/16/19 - 10/15/19

Southeastern Minnesota

Stream trout catch and release

09/16/19 - 04/17/20

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

Stream trout catch and release

01/18/20 - 01/20/20

Statewide

Take a Kid Ice Fishing Weekend