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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > April 2018 > Trout Streams of Minnesota
Trout anglers who are drawn to the sights and sounds of flowing water have plenty of fishing opportunities In Minnesota.
The state is home to more than 3,800 miles of trout stream. About a fifth of these waters are located in the extreme southeast corner of the state, an area of forested hills, shaded valleys and picturesque farmlands.The statewide stream trout season opens in April and continues through September. In eight southeast counties – Houston, Fillmore, Mower, Dodge, Olmsted, Winona, Wabasha and Goodhue – catch-and-release fishing is open Jan through April. Things to know:
For further season and license information view the Minnesota fishing regulations.
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C.B. Bylander is a long-time Minnesota angler who has extensive fishing experience throughout the state. He is a former outdoor magazine field editor, daily newspaper outdoor editor and Department of Natural Resources fisheries communication specialist.
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