Boating in Minnesota

Boating resources in Minnesota, find local guides, boating education programs, and recommended local fishing and boating spots.

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Top Boating Spots in Minnesota

Father Hennepin State
Visitors often pack a rod and reel to fish from one of the fishing piers, by boat or kayak.
Fort Snelling State Park
Good for canoeing and fishing in Minnesota River for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, catfish, bluegill and sauger.
Itasca State Park
Today, the park totals more than 32,000 acres and includes more than 100 lakes perfect for families who want to fish and enjoy nature.
Tips for Protecting Fish and Water Resources

Tips for Protecting Fish and Water Resources

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Boating and Fishing Etiquette: Wake Up

Boating and Fishing Etiquette: Wake Up

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5 Boater Safety Courses That Prevent Common Accidents

5 Boater Safety Courses That Prevent Common Accidents

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Boating Safety

Boat Safety Checklist

Boat Safety Checklist

Before you leave shore, take the time to read through this boat safety checklist.

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Boat Safety Equipment

Boat Safety Equipment

Learn about the essential boat safety equipment you should have on board at all times

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Boat Safety Courses

Boat Safety Courses

Education is one of the most important aspects of boating safely and responsibly.

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