Fishing in Minnesota has led the way as long as there have been railroads and highways. Within 25 miles of Park Rapids more than 400 crystal clear fishing lakes, rivers and streams are tucked majestically into more than 3 million acres of public land. These fishing lakes are perfect for your next Minnesota fishing vacation or fishing getaway. Muskie, Walleye, Northern Pike, Lake Trout and pan fish, such as Blue Gills, Sunnies, Crappies and Perch, populate these lakes and streams.
Because we want to protect our pristine waters from invasive species of all types, please pay attention to the rules for stopping aquatic hitchhikers:
Inspect and Remove visible aquatic plants, zebra mussels and other prohibited invsive species from your boat, trailer and other boating equipment before leaving the water access;
Drain water from your boat, motor, livewell and bait containers before leaving the water access;
Dispose of unwanted bait in the trash; and
Spray, rinse or dry boats and other recreational equipment before transporting it to another body of water.