Minnesota Fishing Calendar

Minnesota offer a great selection of outdoor activities, however, when it comes to what we are best know for, it's certainly our fishing. If you are interested in knowing what times of year are best for fishing, please see our Minnesota Fishing Calendar taken from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

04/01/17 - 11/30/17

Flathead Catfish - 2017 Season

05/13/17 - 02/25/18

Walleye, sauger, northern pike - 2017 season

05/13/17 - 02/25/18

Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass - 2017 season -North and East of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls and Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

05/27/17 - 02/25/18

Largemouth Bass - 2017 season -South and West of US Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls except Pelican and Ash Lakes in St. Louis County

06/03/17 - 12/01/17

Muskellunge (Muskie) - 2017 season

09/11/17 - 02/25/18

Smallmouth Bass - 2017 Catch and Release season only - South and West of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls except Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

12/30/17 - 04/01/18

Lake and Stream Trout - Winter (entirely within the BWCA)-2018 season

01/01/18 - 04/13/18

Stream Trout (Winter) SE - 2018 season Catch and Release season only. Dodge, Goodhue, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha and Winona counties only.

01/13/18 - 04/01/18

Trout in lakes - Winter (outside or partly outside the BWCA) - 2018 season

01/13/18 - 01/15/18

Take-a-Kid Ice fishing weekend

04/01/18 - 11/30/18

Flathead Catfish - 2018 Season

04/14/18 - 09/30/18

Stream Trout in streams, except SE - 2018 season

04/14/18 - 09/14/18

Stream Trout in streams SE - 2018 season. Dodge, Goodhue, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Wabasha and Winona counties only.

05/12/18 - 02/24/19

Walleye, sauger, northern pike - 2018 season

05/12/18 - 02/24/19

Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass - 2018 season -North and East of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls and Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

05/12/18 - 05/25/18

Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass - 2018 early Catch and Release season Only -South and West of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls except Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

05/12/18 - 09/30/18

Lake Trout (summer) - 2018 season

05/12/18 - 10/31/18

Stream Trout in lakes (summer) - 2018 season

05/12/18 - 05/13/18

Take-a-Mom fishing weekend

05/26/18 - 02/24/19

Largemouth Bass - 2018 season -South and West of US Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls except Pelican and Ash Lakes in St. Louis County

05/26/18 - 09/09/18

Smallmouth Bass - 2018 Season -South and West of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls except Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County.

06/02/18 - 12/02/18

Muskellunge (Muskie) - 2018 season

06/08/18 - 06/10/18

Take-a-Kid fishing weekend

06/16/18 - 04/14/19

Lake/Shovelnose Sturgeon Season

09/10/18 - 02/24/19

Smallmouth Bass - 2018 Catch and Release season only - South and West of U.S. Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls except Pelican and Ash lakes in St. Louis County

09/15/18 - 10/15/18

Stream Trout (Fall) SE - 2018 season Catch and Release season only

12/29/18 - 03/31/19

Lake and Stream Trout - Winter (entirely within the BWCA)-2019 season