Fishing and Boating in Minnesota

Get the MN fishing experience by casting your line into one of over 100 lakes at Itasca State Park or spend the day boating on Mille Lacs Lake. Also known as “The Land of 10,000 Lakes,” Minnesota has an abundance of places to boat and fish. Buy your license, and find boating resources here.


Minnesota Fishing

Get started fishing in Minnesota today. Licenses can be purchased online, by phone, or at any DNR license agent. Find more fishing resources here.

Get a Minnesota Fishing License

Buying a fishing license is the first & most important step for any angler. Get more information.

Minnesota Boating

You can go boating in Minnesota on one of the state’s many rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. Find boating resources here.

Register A Boat In Minnesota

Registering your boat is easier than you think. Get information about how to register your boat.

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