Trout fishing in Minnesota


The Straight River rushes along in northwestern MinnesotaThe northwest is home to the Straight River, one of the state’s premier trout streams. You'll also find other trout streams scattered throughout the region.


One of northeastern Minnesota's deep, clear lakes om the Superior National Forest offering excellent lake trout fishing.Start with lunker lake trout in the interior lakes before stalking brook trout in some of the waters winding through the Superior National Forest.


Boulders in the Redwood River as it flows through southwestern Minnesota's Camden State ParkEnjoy the put-grow-and-take fishing opportunities for brown and brook trout in the Austin, St. Peter, New Ulm, Canby, Marshall and Windom areas.


Central & metro

Vermillion Falls in HastingsThere are several streams and lakes that offer trout fishing opportunities including the Twin Cities' Vermillion River and St. Augusta's Luxemburg Creek.



Two angler fly fishing in a southeastern Minnesota trout streamThe area's bluffs, hills and coulees offer 700 miles of streams such as the Whitewater, Root and famed Trout Run Creek.


North Shore

With the right gear, information and techniques, you can spend a day along the North Shore catching fish you never thought you could.


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