Fishing: A lifelong activity
Opportunities abound in Minnesota to enjoy more than 4,500 fishing lakes and 16,000 miles of fishable streams and rivers. Fishing connects anglers with local environments and encourages stewardship of natural resources. Get started fishing today!
Helping you promote fishing and conservation
We can help your organization develop or improve education programs that promote fishing recreation and aquatic conservation. Contact Fish and Wildlife Outreach for more information.
Fishing programs in state parks
In summer 2020, there will be no interns leading fishing and aquatic education programs at state parks. However, fishing is free in most Minnesota State Parks and many have rods and reels available to loan for free.
Jeff Ledermann • 651-259-5247 • supervisor, fish & wildlife education and skills team
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