The 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.
Start with lunker lake trout in the interior lakes before stalking brook trout in some of the waters winding through the Superior National Forest.
Enjoy 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
There are several streams and lakes that offer trout fishing opportunities including the Twin Cities' Vermillion River and St. Augusta's Luxemburg Creek.
The area's bluffs, hills and coulees offer 700 miles of streams such as the Whitewater, Root and famed Trout Run Creek.
With the right gear, information and techniques, you can spend a day along the North Shore catching fish you never thought you could.