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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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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.

  • Biggest draft need for each NFL team following free agency
  • What do the Denver Broncos need to focus on now that they have Case Keenum under center? How about the Minnesota Vikings, who landed the biggest fish of them all in Kirk Cousins? We already know what the Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns need to do ...
  • Sportsnaut
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  • 3/19/2018 12:28:00 AM
  • Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
  • Monday, March 19, is the deadline for removing fish houses from inland waters in the northern third of Minnesota. Downhill skiing • Buena Vista Ski Area near Bemidji: Spring conditions, 20- to 40-inch base, no new snow, not making snow; bvskiarea.com.
  • Pineandlakes
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  • 3/16/2018 4:30:00 AM
  • Theater Review: Khanzadian Serves Up ‘Nice Fish’
  • “Nice Fish” is constructed of short, loosely-woven scenes – one of them wordless – that unfold while two friends are fishing on a frozen Minnesota lake. They are joined by a handful of other characters, including a father and daughter duo (she ...
  • Asbarez
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  • 3/15/2018 9:03:00 PM
  • Register For Gopher Football Fishing Classic
  • The University of Minnesota Goal Line Club will host the third annual Gopher Football Fishing Classic on June 1-2, 2018, and registrations are now open. The popular event will once again be held at Lake Koronis in Paynesville, Minn. and all activities will
  • Minnesota Golden Gophers
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  • 3/15/2018 1:42:00 PM
  • Wally Finn - Spring break
  • I don’t have a Minnesota state I.D., nor do I have a passport, so it looks like I’ll be sticking around the bold north during my vacation. Although I’m off until May, I’m leaving while the panfish bite is good. Please send in your fish pictures to ...
  • MessAge Media
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  • 3/15/2018 11:00:00 AM
  • Snowmobiles, walleyes and fish of a lifetime on Lake of the Woods
  • There's more underwater structure, for one thing, less fishing pressure and fewer ice houses. We'd be fishing Minnesota waters, but many anglers cross into Ontario in the winter in pursuit of crappies and lake trout. Part of the adventure We could have ...
  • Pineandlakes
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  • 3/12/2018 7:23:00 PM
  • Minnesota DNR Seeks Angler Input on Brainerd Area Lake Management
  • The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Brainerd area fisheries is seeking comments through Friday, March 30 on management plans for a number of Crow Wing County lakes. Management plans describe the past, present and desired future conditions of the
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/12/2018 7:35:00 AM
  • Are you done ice fishing yet? Fish house removal deadline soon
  • The deadline for anglers to remove fish houses from lakes in Minnesota is approaching quickly. For fish houses on Minnesota-Canada border waters, the deadline is March 31. Removal dates are determined by an east-west line formed by U.S. Highway 10 ...
  • International Falls Journal
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  • 3/11/2018 9:07:00 PM
  • Deadline to remove fish houses approaching
  • The deadline for anglers to remove fish houses from lakes in Minnesota is approaching quickly, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Removal dates are determined by an east-west line formed by U.S. Highway 10, east along Highway 34 to Minnesota
  • moraminn
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  • 3/11/2018 4:40:00 PM
  • New northern pike regulations coming for 2018 fishing opener
  • New regulations for catching and keeping northern pike will be the most significant change anglers will see when they open up the 2018 Minnesota Fishing Regulations Booklet being distributed throughout the state. The new fishing regulations have three ...
  • Pineandlakes
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  • 3/10/2018 1:27:00 PM
  • Minnesota DNR to Discuss Changes in Lake Winnibigoshish in Grand Rapids
  • The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Grand Rapids area fisheries office, will hold an open house to discuss historic and recent changes in Lake Winnibigoshish. The meeting will be Tuesday, March 20, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Minnesota ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/9/2018 8:14:00 AM
  • Minnesota fish decoys at home in water or on a wall
  • Ely, minn. – Fish decoys are the embodiment of functional art. In water, they attract fish. On display, they lure people. According to fish decoy-carver and appraiser Tim Stouffer of Ely, Minn., a decoy differs from a fishing lure because it ...
  • Star Tribune
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  • 3/8/2018 11:33:00 PM
  • Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
  • The Kids' Fishing Derby hosted by the Lakes Area Chapter of the Minnesota Darkhouse and Angling Association was a great success, according to organizers. "Regardless of the cold weather, we had 59 kids show up to enjoy fishing and playing in the snow ...
  • DL Online Giving Information Life
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  • 3/8/2018 5:03:00 PM
  • TODD HALE: New fishing competition offered to OHS students
  • All students must obtain the Minnesota Boater Education Certificate Competition will begin in June and will give students an opportunity to fish lakes that they wouldn’t ordinarily fish. Competitions will take place on the Whitefish Chain in Brainerd ...
  • southernminn
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  • 3/8/2018 6:12:00 AM
  • Fishing shelters must be off the ice
  • The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding anglers about this month's deadlines to remove their ice fishing shelters. In the southern two-thirds of the state, structures were to be off lakes by Monday, March 5. For structures on lakes in ..
  • Hutchinson Leader
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  • 3/7/2018 2:27:00 PM
  • Hunting and muskie fishing expos on display in Minnesota over the weekend
  • Lee and Tiffany Lakosky of the outdoor TV show “Crush” will join Pat and Nicole Reeve, hosts of “Driven” on the Outdoor Channel, and Melissa Bachman of TV’s “Winchester Deadly Passion” as headliners at the Outdoor News Deer and Turkey Classic ...
  • Star Tribune
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  • 3/7/2018 12:26:00 AM
  • New northern pike regulations for fishing opener
  • New regulations for catching and keeping northern pike will be the most significant change anglers will see when they open up the 2018 Minnesota Fishing Regulations Booklet being distributed throughout the state. “Anyone who wants to keep pike in ...
  • Shakopee Valley News
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  • 3/6/2018 3:27:00 PM
  • Minnesota: New Northern Pike Fishing Regulations
  • New regulations for catching and keeping northern pike will be the most significant change anglers will see when they open up the 2018 Minnesota Fishing Regulations Booklet being distributed throughout the state. “Anyone who wants to keep pike in ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/6/2018 8:13:00 AM
  • New northern pike fishing regulations coming for fishing opener
  • New regulations for catching and keeping northern pike will be the most significant change anglers will see when they open up the 2018 Minnesota Fishing Regulations Booklet being distributed throughout the state. “Anyone who wants to keep pike in ...
  • KLAS Press Release
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  • 3/6/2018 5:07:00 AM
  • New northern pike fishing regulations coming for fishing opener
  • New regulations for catching and keeping northern pike will be the most significant change anglers will see when they open up the 2018 Minnesota Fishing Regulations Booklet being distributed throughout the state. “Anyone who wants to keep pike in ...
  • news.dnr.state.mn.us
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  • 3/5/2018 3:58:00 PM
  • DNR: New northern pike regs highlight 2018 Minnesota fishing rule changes
  • While not designed to manage for trophy pike, the new regulations are meant to restore pike populations for better harvest opportunities across the state for sizes that make good table fare, up to around 28 inches or so, the DNR said. New regulations for .
  • Outdoornews
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  • 3/5/2018 3:39:00 PM

Minnesota Guides/Outfitters

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Minnesota Fishing Clubs

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