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Fishing Minnesota

EZFishing brings you Minnesota's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 10042 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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Minnesota Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Minnesota.

Minnesota Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Minnesota?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


Minnesota Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Minnesota Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Minnesota's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Minnesota Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Minnesota.

  • Minnesota’s Take a Kid Fishing
  • DULUTH, Minn.- This weekend the state of Minnesota is inviting you to grab the fishing rod, tackle box, and kids to catch and release for free. It’s Take a Kid Fishing weekend, Minnesotans over the age of 16 can take a kid fishing without having a ...
  • fox21online
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  • 6/8/2018 11:43:00 PM
  • Take a kid fishing this weekend — for free
  • Owning a fishing license won’t be a barrier for Minnesota families looking to fish in parks this weekend. The Department of Natural Resources is hoping to “reel” families into the outdoors through their Take-A-Kid Fishing Weekend. Friday through ...
  • St. Paul Pioneer Press
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  • 6/8/2018 7:03:00 PM
  • DNR Prompts Parents to "Take Your Kid Fishing"
  • Adults are considered ages 16 and up. Minnesota is known for its many bodies of water, but it is helpful to know which ones are good fishing spots. " Spring Lake, Skyline, up here in Saint Peter is the Saint Peter Fence Fishing Pond," said Stevens. "
  • KEYC
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  • 6/8/2018 5:16:00 PM
  • Take-A-Kid Fishing This Weekend
  • The DNR’s Take a Kid Fishing Weekend page at mndnr.gov/takeakidfishing includes links to a beginner’s guide to fishing; DNR’s Fish Minnesota page that includes regulations and locations of easy-to-access fishing piers and shorefishing areas ...
  • KNSI Radio
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  • 6/8/2018 1:34:00 PM
  • Take-A-Kid Fishing Weekend June 8-10 in Minnesota
  • ST. PAUL—Owning a fishing license won't be a barrier for Minnesota families looking to fish in parks this weekend. The Department of Natural Resources is hoping to "reel" families into the outdoors through their Take-A-Kid Fishing Weekend. Friday, June 6 .
  • inforum
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  • 6/8/2018 2:43:00 AM
  • Go fishing now during the best angling month of the year
  • Along with their grandpa, two of my sons and I enjoyed a great day of fishing Pool 5A of the Mississippi River on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border. We found a mess of walleyes that wanted meat, nothing else, no matter how hard I tried to rotate in enticing .
  • Outdoornews
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  • 6/7/2018 5:00:00 PM
  • The Weekender: Take A Kid Fishing, Circus Saurus, and More!
  • ST. CLOUD — There is no way you will be bored around central Minnesota this weekend. Hit the lakes for a day of fishing, check out a circus show that features dinosaurs in Sauk Rapids, ride your bike along the Lake Wobegon Trail, listen to the Fabulous ...
  • WJON
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  • 6/7/2018 9:34:00 AM
  • Dead fish: Stinky and unsightly, but not cause for alarm
  • Dead fish have been washing up on the shores of some Minnesota lakes, but the phenomenon isn't out of the ordinary. The sight of bloated fish carcasses can be disturbing, especially in large numbers. But experts say it usually doesn't mean the lake is ...
  • southernminn
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  • 6/6/2018 11:06:00 PM
  • Dead fish: Stinky and unsightly, but not cause for alarm
  • Dead fish have been washing up on the shores of some Minnesota lakes, but the phenomenon isn't out of the ordinary. The sight of bloated fish carcasses can be disturbing, especially in large numbers. But experts say it usually doesn't mean the lake is ...
  • MPR News
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  • 6/6/2018 4:09:00 PM
  • MN Fishing Challenge teams raise more than $300,000
  • A rainy day did not hamper the 320 anglers fishing the 10th annual Fleet Farm Minnesota Fishing Challenge—a multi-species, fundraising fishing tournament Saturday, June 2. Due to the heavy overcast skies and intermittent rain, the two-person teams found ..
  • Brainerd Dispatch
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  • 6/6/2018 1:59:00 PM
  • Estimate of Mille Lacs Lake walleye population underway
  • The effort will provide a better estimate of the lake’s population of walleye 14 inches or longer and help guide how many fish can safely be harvested in future seasons, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The DNR has conducted ...
  • MessAge Media
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  • 6/6/2018 10:00:00 AM
  • Take a Kid Fishing Weekend is June 8-10
  • The DNR’s Take a Kid Fishing Weekend page at mndnr.gov/takeakidfishing includes links to a beginner’s guide to fishing; DNR’s Fish Minnesota page that includes regulations and locations of easy-to-access fishing piers and shorefishing areas ...
  • KFGO
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  • 6/6/2018 1:50:00 AM
  • Today's fish trophy tales: MSU Mankato student lands huge northern
  • Banwart, a student at Minnesota State Mankato, has had a passion for fishing since making his first catch — a sunnie off a dock on Lake Clitherall near Battle Lake — when he was 2½ years old. Banwart, who works in the fishing department of a sporting ...
  • Star Tribune
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  • 6/6/2018 12:31:00 AM
  • Minnesota hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation news
  • Baudette area: Rainy and windy weather kept anglers off Lake of the Woods, but walleye fishing has remained strong on the lake. The best depths… Professional distance swimmer Ben Lecomte set off from Japan to San Francisco on Tuesday in an attempt to ...
  • Star Tribune
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  • 6/6/2018 12:25:00 AM
  • This is why Minnesota is a top muskie destination
  • Minnesota’s muskellunge season opens in June, and if you’ve never tried to catch this top predator you should. These are Two reasons to fish in Minnesota. Minnesota offers the best Muskie Fishing in U.S. One, you won’t find better muskie fishing ...
  • Take Me Fishing
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  • 6/5/2018 4:36:00 PM
  • Take a Kid Fishing Weekend is June 8-10
  • The DNR’s Take a Kid Fishing Weekend page at mndnr.gov/takeakidfishing includes links to a beginner’s guide to fishing; DNR’s Fish Minnesota page that includes regulations and locations of easy-to-access fishing piers and shorefishing areas ...
  • southernminn
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  • 6/5/2018 11:03:00 AM
  • Minnesota "Take a Kid Fishing" Weekend June 8-10
  • Contact: Jeff Ledermann, DNR angler recruitment, retention and education supervisor, 651-259-5247. On Take a Kid Fishing Weekend from Friday, June 8, to Sunday, June 10, Minnesotans can fish without licenses if they take children 15 or younger fishing ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/5/2018 7:44:00 AM
  • Minnesota's Take a Kid Fishing Weekend is June 8-10
  • Minnesota’s “Take a Kid Fishing Weekend” begins Friday and continues through Sunday, June 10, and Minnesota residents can fish without licenses if they take children 15 or younger fishing, the Department of Natural Resources said. “Fishing together ...
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 6/5/2018 5:18:00 AM
  • Why are hundreds of dead fish lining Lake Nokomis?
  • "Because it was mostly the same species of fish, all about the same age, then it's probably some sort of fish disease," said Sean Sisler, a fish health consultant with the Minnesota DNR. Sisler adds that fish are more susceptible to disease when they're ..
  • KARE
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  • 6/4/2018 10:03:00 PM
  • Take a Kid Fishing Weekend is June 8-10
  • The DNR’s Take a Kid Fishing Weekend page at mndnr.gov/takeakidfishing includes links to a beginner’s guide to fishing; DNR’s Fish Minnesota page that includes regulations and locations of easy-to-access fishing piers and shorefishing areas ...
  • news.dnr.state.mn.us
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  • 6/4/2018 4:33:00 PM
  • Houston's Fishing Report: Head to inland lakes this week
  • Hard to beat a slip bobber and live bait. Jarrid Houston of South Range is a fishing guide (houstonsguideservice.com) on Minnesota and Wisconsin inland waters, the St. Louis River and, in winter, on Lake Superior.
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 6/3/2018 12:19:00 PM

Minnesota Guides/Outfitters

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Minnesota Fishing Clubs

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