Slot Limits and Harvesting Trout

Thanks to improved land use practices, habitat restoration, and a focus on wild trout management, Southeast Minnesota, is blessed with a great abundance of trout.   This great abundance is most obvious on our streams that have a special regulation called a “Slot-Limit” placed on them.  The  slot limit you will find is Southeast MN is […]

UPDATE: MinnAqua Youth/Adult Mentored Fly Fishing Weekend

I got a note from the coordinator for this, and the deadline to apply has been extended. If you know anyone who might be interested, let them know! It’s a great opportunity to get your feet wet in the sport of fly fishing for trout. Just wanted to let you know that MinnAqua has extended […]

March 7, 2013 Update

As of March 6th, the snow depth at the Rochester International airport is over 12″ for the first time since February 16, 2011. The recent snowfall varied from 5-12″ across southeast Minnesota. The highest totals were reported in northern Goodhue, eastern Wabasha, and eastern Winona counties. March 5-6, 2013 snowfall totals. Current snow depth from the […]

Interested in Learning to Fly Fish for Trout in Southeast Minnesota?

Are you interested in fly fishing for trout but just haven’t made that first step into learning the basics yet? More importantly, are you interested in learning with one of your kids or a young mentor? This is an excellent program put on by the Minnesota DNR MinnAqua program and is a great opportunity for a […]

Southeast Minnesota Winter Trout Season

Winter Trout Season is now open in southeast Minnesota. Just go! And layer up. And don’t keep any fish – it’s only open for catch-and-release. If you’re new to the idea of winter fly fishing for trout, I recommend not getting your hopes up for the catch rates of spring and summer. While springs keep […]