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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.

  • Landing a Minnesota record fish – what to target, what's a pipe dream
  • Anglers have a habitat of telling tales, and that’s never truer than when they’re talking about the size of their fish. Often, the fish that was THAT BIG turns out to have been only that big. Perhaps that is simply the nature of angling, or anglers.
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune
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  • 5/26/2017 12:25:00 AM
  • Fishing bonanza downtown June 3
  • The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Chaska Area Fishing With Friends co-host a Family Fishing Day in Chaska on June 3. The events are free and open to the public. The morning program is the annual “Take A Kid Fishing” clinic ...
  • swnewsmedia.com
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  • 5/25/2017 1:09:00 PM
  • Top 5 Fishing Destinations For This Summer
  • The lake is a part of two Canadian provinces Ontario and Manitoba, as well as parts of Minnesota. Lake of the Woods is known for its tiny island where you can travel to and stay on. The lodges are a spectacular experience that will only add to your fishing
  • touristmeetstraveler.com
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  • 5/24/2017 5:25:00 PM
  • Sturgis approved request from fish supplier
  • Sturgis is expected to become a central, short-term warehousing hub for live fish from Minnesota to New York restaurants and suppliers. American Fish Hauling received approval for a special land-use request Wednesday from the Sturgis Planning Commission ..
  • The Mix WLKM Radio 95.9
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  • 5/24/2017 1:29:00 PM
  • Fish tales: This week's stories from Minnesota waters
  • The 12-year old had a memorable opening weekend. Fishing with his father Jason, J.D. caught this personal best on May 14 on the Carver County lake. His father reported that J.D. also caught a 7-pound bowfin (dogfish) on Clearwater Lake in Wright County.
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune
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  • 5/23/2017 11:18:00 PM
  • The Latest: Lawmakers back fishing, hunting, park fee hikes
  • ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Latest on the last day of the Minnesota Legislature's regional session for 2017 (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Fishing and hunting licenses, and state park, snowmobile and ATV fees would cost more under a bill the Houser and Senate ...
  • WRAL
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  • 5/23/2017 10:09:00 AM
  • Go small for big success with ultra light lures
  • “A Rippin’ Rap is an aggressive bait, and when the fish are aggressive, they have no problem committing to a No. 5 or a No.7,” says in-demand Minnesota fishing guide Brad Hawthorne. “But the No. 4, the Ultra Light, allows you to have an option with ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 5/22/2017 11:04:00 PM
  • Minnesota Lawmakers Back Fishing, Hunting, Park Fee Hikes
  • ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Fishing and hunting licenses, and state park, snowmobile and ATV fees would cost more under a bill the House and Senate passed late Sunday. The Department of Natural Resources sought higher fees to prevent its Game and Fish Fund ...
  • KDLT
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  • 5/22/2017 9:21:00 PM
  • The Latest: Lawmakers back fishing, hunting, park fee hikes
  • ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the last day of the Minnesota Legislature's regional session for 2017 (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Fishing and hunting licenses, and state park, snowmobile and ATV fees would cost more under a bill the Houser and ...
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 5/22/2017 9:10:00 PM
  • The Latest: Lawmakers back fishing, hunting, park fee hikes
  • ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the last day of the Minnesota Legislature's regional session for 2017 (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Fishing and hunting licenses, and state park, snowmobile and ATV fees would cost more under a bill the Houser and ...
  • Connecticut Post
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  • 5/22/2017 9:03:00 PM
  • Houston's fishing report: Rains muddy the waters
  • And remember, they are very vulnerable, so please practice very selective harvesting. 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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  • 5/21/2017 11:44:00 PM
  • ‘Da (the) second week of fishing’
  • We hope you catch “durty” (“Yooper” for 30) fish. Be safe and take the kids fishing. Nik Dimich is a Grand Rapids, Minnesota (especially Big Winnie and surrounding lakes) area and northern Minnesota fishing guide and outdoor communicator who is on ...
  • Grand Rapids Herald-Review
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  • 5/20/2017 11:05:00 AM
  • Students Reel In Lesson On Fishing
  • It's a lifetime sport, and I thought it be great to teach the kids something that I think is in some dying a little bit in Minnesota." Students learn about bait, tying notes, casting and types of fish they can catch. The school had pole donated for the cla
  • KEYC
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  • 5/20/2017 1:21:00 AM
  • Students Reel In A Lesson On Fishing
  • It's a lifetime sport, and I thought it be great to teach the kids something that I think is in some dying a little bit in Minnesota." Students learn about bait, tying notes, casting and types of fish they can catch. The school had pole donated for the cla
  • KEYC
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  • 5/20/2017 12:27:00 AM
  • B.A.S.S. Announces Location For College National Championship
  • The championship will be held on Minnesota's famed Lake Bemidji, and connected fisheries in Bemidji, Minn., Aug. 10-12. The event is hosted by Bemidji State University (BSU) and Visit Bemidji. "Visit Bemidji is excited to partner with B.A.S.S. and BSU in .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/19/2017 8:39:00 AM
  • The Artwork of Jake Keeler
  • Formally trained, Keeler’s unique style was shaped by his love for heavy metal, Dungeons and Dragons and of course, his passion for fly fishing in his home state of Minnesota. Already a conservation minded angler/artist, Keeler was an obvious choice to ...
  • wadingroom.com
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  • 5/18/2017 10:59:00 PM
  • DNR FIN fishing program lands sunnies, smiles
  • The fishing poles, bait and expert helpers were waiting on the pier that juts out onto Silver Lake in North St. Paul, all part of a program that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) calls FIN... short for Fishing In the Neighborhood.
  • KARE 11
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  • 5/18/2017 8:51:00 PM
  • Rainy Lake Walleyes
  • Rainy Lake is a gem up in northern Minnesota. While the journey may be far for most, the rewards are incredible as the North American Fisherman crew has discovered time and time again. Come along with former NAF host Steve Pennaz as he pulls in a monster .
  • scout
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  • 5/18/2017 12:57:00 PM
  • Shark jaws snagged in Mississippi River in Minnesota baffle experts
  • A fisherman on the Mississippi River in Minnesota made a bizarre and unexplainable catch that both he and his son initially misidentified until they saw the teeth. Then they realized it was a set of shark jaws. Joe Piskel, 59, of Grand Rapids, Minnesota ..
  • grindtv.com
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  • 5/17/2017 9:30:00 PM
  • Great Outdoors: Minnesota Fishing Opener
  • ISLAND LAKE, Minn- It’s the pursuit of the catch, that has so many of Minnesota’s anxious anglers up well before dawn and hitting the water at first light. Youth Angler, Keegan Charnley says, “We had to wake up pretty early to get here, but, well we ...
  • FOX 21 News
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  • 5/17/2017 4:29:00 PM
  • Camp Ripley: Minnesota guardsmen join Governor's Fishing Opener
  • CAMP RIPLEY—The 70th Annual Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener was held Thursday-Sunday in St. Cloud. As part of the traditional event dating back to 1948, four members of the Minnesota National Guard were welcomed as guests to join the festivities on ...
  • Brainerd Dispatch
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  • 5/17/2017 4:21:00 PM
  • Mississippi River holds great angling for fishing opener
  • When Gov. Mark Dayton heads out in the early hours of May 13 in hopes of hooking into a big fish, he'll be doing something only a few governors have done before: Marking the opening day of Minnesota's angling season by fishing on a river. While the ...
  • Red Wing Republican Eagle
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  • 5/16/2017 8:52:00 PM
  • Letters: Does that fish fit the slot, kid?
  • As a parent, I seek to share these Minnesota experiences and values with my kids. We spend many days outdoors together, often in city, county and state parks. We ride our bikes, fish the lakes and hike through the woods, just like many families across our
  • TwinCities Pioneer Press
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  • 5/16/2017 5:06:00 AM

Minnesota Guides/Outfitters

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Minnesota Fishing Clubs

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Look up the following list of fishing clubs in Minnesota.

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