Trout fishing in northwestern Minnesota

The Straight River in northwestern Minnesota

Northwestern Minnesota is home to the Straight River, one of the state’s premier trout streams. You'll find other trout streams and lakes scattered throughout the region, from Beltrami, Hubbard and Wadena counties on the east to Clay and Wilkin counties on the west.

Regional map & counties


  • Becker
  • Beltrami
  • Cass
  • Clay
  • Clearwater
  • Douglas
  • Grant
  • Hubbard
  • Kittson
  • Lake of the Woods
  • Mahnomen
  • Marshall
  • Norman
  • Otter Tail
  • Pennington
  • Polk
  • Pope
  • Red Lake
  • Roseau
  • Stevens
  • Traverse
  • Wadena
  • Wilkin

GeoPDF stream maps [Get the app]

Minnesota's northwest trout region
Resources & information


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