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Fishing Licenses
Visit the MN Department of Natural Resources Web Site

Location: Various License agents, DNR St. Paul, online, or by phone

Check this website for information on purchasing a fishing license. 

Fishing for Fun
Visit the Three Rivers Park District Web Site

Location: 16 Three Rivers Park Locations

Three Rivers carefully monitors and maintains the heath of their water systems to maximize your fishing experience. Check out this website for information on fishing in Three Rivers Park District.

Fishing in the Neighborhood
Visit the MN Department of Natural Resources Web Site

Location: Twin Cities Metro Area

Use this link for information on fishing spots in the 7 county Twin Cities Metro area. Tips on how to fish and equipment needed are also found here. Download a PDF listing of local Fishing In The Neighborhood opportunities.

Fishing in the Neighborhood - Equipment Provided
Visit the MN Department of Natural Resources Web Site

Location: Washington, Dakota and Hennepin Counties

Fishing in the Neighborhood has partnered with both DNR and local county parks, starting a rod and tackle loaner program. Locations are limited, see link for details and requirements.

Equipment Provided

Fly Fishing in the Twin Cities Metro Area
Visit the MN Department of Natural Resources Web Site

Location: Twin Cities Metro Trout Streams

Fly fishing opportunities are found in the trout streams that are located in the metro area, as well as fishing beaches where permitted. Select this link to see locations, as well as the fish species that can be found.

Fly Fishing Minnesota - Basics
Visit the MN Department of Natural Resources Web Site

Location: Greater Minnesota

Learn the basic's of fly fishing, flies, reel's and fly fishing techniques. Once you have the basic's down, use this link and, the additional links referenced in the PDF brochure for basic fly fishing to find locations nearby or greater Minnesota to test your new skills.

Educational Event

Fishing - Handicapped Accessible Locations
Visit the MN Department of Natural Resources Web Site

Location: Minnesota State Parks

Fishing piers and on-shore fishing desinged to meet the needs of people with physical disabilities. See link for details and complete listing of locations.

Sport Fishing in MVNWR
Visit the MN Valley National Wildlife Refuge Web Site

Location: Bloomington

Family shore fishing opportunities are available on most Refuge waters. Boat fishing is allowed only on the Minnesota River. Check out this website for more information.

Fishing on the Mississippi
Visit the National Park Service - National River and Recreation Area Web Site

Location: Mississippi River Visitor Center

Fishing opportunities abound within Mississippi National River and Recreation Area for both boat and shoreline fishing. Check out this website for information on fishing on the Mississippi.

Equipment Provided

Fishing Opportunities in Anoka County
Visit the Anoka County Parks Web Site

Location: 12 Locations Around Anoka County

Check out this website for information on fishing opportunities around Anoka County.

Fishing in Ramsey County
Visit the Ramsey County Parks and Recreation Web Site

Location: 18 Lakes Around Ramsey County

Enjoy a day of boating and fishing on Ramsey County waters. With 18 lakes to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect spot to cast a line. You may even find a favorite fishing hole to return to year after year.

Fishing in Carver County
Visit the Carver County Parks Web Site

Location: Various Locations around Carver County

Check out this website for information on fishing opportunities around Carver County.

Fishing in Minneapolis
Visit the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board Web Site

Location: Various Locations around Minneapolis

Minneapolis has abundant opportunity for shore fishing. Check out this website for pier & shore locations and tips for fishing around Minneapolis.

Fishing in Dakota County Parks
Visit the Dakota County Parks Web Site

Location: Dakota County Parks

Summer fishing is a popular sport in Minnesota. Varieties of fish from Sunfish to Northern Pike are located in select lakes in Dakota County Parks. See this website to learn more.

Equipment Provided

Fishing in Washington County Parks
Visit the Washington County Parks Division Web Site

Location: Washington County Parks

Fishing piers are available in six of the parks in Washington County. Check this website for locaton and additional information

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