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.

04/01/18 - 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

05/26/18 - 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

01/12/19 - 03/31/19    Trout in lakes - Winter (outside or partly outside the BWCA) - 2019 season