Ice fishing

Ice fishing in a state park


Fish year round in Minnesota state parks

Use your fishing rod all year with the ice fishing opportunities in Minnesota state parks! It’s free to fish in Minnesota state parks and many have loaner equipment you can borrow if you forgot your pole at home. Many parks offer great ice fishing events and I Can Fish! programs if you want to learn more about ice fishing.

Purchase a vehicle permit today and get a year of unlimited visits to all of Minnesota's state parks and recreation areas.


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Trivia about Minnesota fishing

Tips for fishing with your family

Learn all the basics to fishing with our I Can Fish! programs

Let's Go Ice Fishing: Minnesota Conservation Volunteer article

Events Calendar

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04/13/19 - 04/14/19

Disabled Veteran's Fly Fishing Camp

Whitewater State Park

Please note: Occasionally, due to extreme weather or poor snow conditions, an event may need to be canceled or changed. When in doubt, call the park.