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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.


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.

  • Fish houses and wheelhouses require license purchase for ice fishing
  • “Wheeled fish houses, which formerly were considered portable – and thus excluded from licensing requirements for shelters – will now need to be licensed,” said Al Stevens, fisheries survey and systems consultant with the Minnesota Department of ...
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  • 11/20/2017 6:21:00 PM
  • Fort Smith fishing lure manufacturer to add 60 jobs
  • The company also plans to move the Thill Floats production line from Minnesota to Fort Smith. PRADCO-Fishing Vice President Bruce Stanton said the 60 new jobs will bring the total number to 290 at the Fort Smith plant. Stanton says the jobs expansion ...
  • The Courier Online
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  • 11/20/2017 2:54:00 PM
  • Fort Smith fishing lure manufacturer to add 60 jobs
  • The company also plans to move the Thill Floats production line from Minnesota to Fort Smith. PRADCO-Fishing Vice President Bruce Stanton said the 60 new jobs will bring the total number to 290 at the Fort Smith plant. Stanton says the jobs expansion ...
  • THV11
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  • 11/19/2017 1:57:00 PM
  • Houston's fishing report: Respect the ice
  • Lake Superior has been quiet. Jarrid Houston of South Range is a fishing guide ( on Minnesota and Wisconsin inland waters, the St. Louis River and, in winter, on Lake Superior.
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 11/12/2017 11:58:00 AM
  • Pay it Forward event brings veterans to Minnesota walleye-fishing mecca
  • It is hard to comprehend the many sacrifices made by members of the military in serving our country. But yet, we must realize the battle within their bodies and minds continues even when they return home. In late August, about 70 military guests ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 9/25/2017 10:16:00 AM
  • Wild on the Water Bass Fishing Tournament Raises $30,000
  • ST. PAUL -- The National Hockey League's (NHL) Minnesota Wild and Ron Schara Productions jointly announced today that the Wild on the Water Bass Fishing Tournament presented by Radco and Mich Golden Light raised $30,000. The Minnesota Wild Players Team ...
  • NHL
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  • 9/22/2017 3:18:00 AM
  • Minnesota: Designs Sought for 2018 Walleye Stamp
  • Artists can submit entries for the 2018 Minnesota Walleye Stamp from Monday, Oct. 9, through Friday, Oct. 20. The voluntary walleye stamp validation costs $5 but is not required to fish for or keep walleye. For an extra 75 cents, purchasers will be mailed
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  • 9/20/2017 4:44:00 AM
  • Minnesota: Volunteers Sought for Lake of the Woods Input Group
  • Citizens interested in volunteering to discuss Lake of the Woods fish and habitat can apply to participate in the Lake of the Woods fisheries input group, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Applications must be completed by Monday
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  • 9/20/2017 4:44:00 AM
  • Minnesota DNR plans to change walleye stocking strategies
  • Sometimes, less walleye stocking is better than too much walleye stocking, at least when it comes to fingerlings, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries officials say. After evaluating the stocking of walleye fingerlings on 254 lakes in the ..
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 9/17/2017 12:29:00 PM
  • Public input sought on fishing regulations at Itasca State Park
  • The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting to review a variety of special fishing regulations on Lakes Itasca, Oziwindib and Mary in Itasca State Park in Clearwater and Hubbard counties. Meetings will be held at 6:30 p.m ...
  • Park Rapids Enterprise
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  • 9/16/2017 4:32:00 PM
  • SD speed goats – a brief break from fishing!
  • When it comes to archery antelope, I think I am hooked! Mike Frisch is a western Minnesota fishing guide and co-host of the popular Fishing the Midwest TV series. Visit or follow Fishing the Midwest on Facebook for more “fishy ...
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  • 9/13/2017 6:01:00 PM
  • 'Lake Fish' book tells how to cook better perch, walleye and more (photos)
  • "There's nothing wrong with breaded and fried fish," said Amdahl, author of "Lake Fish: Modern Cooking with Freshwater Fish," from Minnesota Historical Society Press. "Fried fish is popular in Minnesota, too, you bet. But there's so many other things you .
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer
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  • 9/13/2017 9:05:00 AM
  • Angler Breaks Minnesota Catch and Release Record for Flathead Catfish
  • An angler has broken the state record for flathead catfish in the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' catch-and-release length category. Mark Mosby of St. Anthony caught, measured and released the new record flathead catfish Aug. 2 on the St. Croix
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  • 9/7/2017 7:08:00 AM
  • Tim McKee’s New St. Paul Market Has a Butcher, a Baker and a Fish Market
  • Bonus: If a diner spots a piece of meat they’d like to try, the restaurant will prepare it. Fresh fish like Minnesota has never seen before Almanac Fish / Instagram Who: Almanac Fish Market What: A sustainable fish market sourced by The Fish Guys The Big .
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  • 9/5/2017 12:31:00 PM
  • Fishing trip turns into survival test for Nebraska man
  • GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Bob Brott and his cousin, Nebraska resident Gary Soucie, had just wrapped up a great day of walleye fishing on Lake of the Woods near Garden Island in Minnesota on Monday afternoon, July 31, when their day took a big turn for the worse.
  • Lincoln Journal Star
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  • 9/4/2017 9:10:00 PM
  • Police: Meat with fish hooks was thrown into dog's yard in Minnesota city
  • Police in Austin, Minn., are warning pet owners in the city after a dog was found eating meat with fish hooks in it. A post on the department’s Facebook page says officers took a report on Friday afternoon “that someone had thrown chunks of meat with ...
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 9/4/2017 5:53:00 PM
  • Fishing for Smiles at Legacy Lake
  • However, many people are forced to give up their freedom of fishing as they age. In Finland Minnesota, one man’s mission is now a mark on the calendar once a week. “It kind of gets them doing what they used to do before coming to the Veterans Home ...
  • FOX 21 News
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  • 9/4/2017 5:43:00 AM
  • Windy day muskie adventure with former UND goalie Toby Kvalevog
  • As one of Minnesota's premier muskie waters, Leech presents an excellent venue for pursuing that passion, Kvalevog says. "Some days you catch them, and some days you don't," he said. "But if you can see a few fish and have an opportunity if you're willing
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 9/3/2017 3:34:00 PM

Minnesota Guides/Outfitters

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Minnesota Fishing Clubs

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