Brainerd MN Fishing Information

MN Fishing Opener: May 13, 2023

So, you're thinking about a Brainerd MN fishing vacation? Well, the Brainerd Lakes Area is a fisherman's dream. There are professional fishing guides available who know all of the great fishing spots or you could find a secluded spot of your very own. There is also a wide variety of Minnesota fishing resorts that offer lodging for fishing vacations whether it's for a weekend of family fishing, one with the guys (or girls), or a romantic weekend for two. Choose from hundreds of well-stocked lakes with a variety of fish including: Walleye, Crappie, Small-Mouth Bass, Large-Mouth Bass, Sunfish, Perch, Northern Pike, Muskie, and more. Whatever type of fish you're after, the Brainerd Lakes Area probably has it

Check out the Brainerd Lakes Area webcams for year round up to date views of some of your favorite resorts and fishing lakes!

The Brainerd Lakes Area is famous the world over… Gull Lake, Minnesota is home to the Ice Fishing Extravaganza and Pelican Lake, Minnesota has the Ice Fest, winter doesn't slow fishing down a bit and the summer offers the Minnesota fishing opener and tournaments throughout the entire season. We have pristine water, a great quality of life, and a pace far removed from the hustle and bustle of city stress.

Maybe you need fishing equipment? We have that, too. Bait & Tackle, Boat & Equipment rentals, Ice House rentals in the winter, anything you may need to make your Minnesota fishing trip unforgettable. See our site for a listing of the available summer rentals and the Minnesota fishing resorts that rent watercraft to the public. Everything you may need is located right here.

Visit often for more information on Minnesota fishing. Check out our ever-changing summer and ice fishing reports and fishing tips. We have lake maps and lake information, fishing seasons, fishing regulations, reports on the local fish, and you can even purchase your fishing license online.

If you ever get tired of fishing (what else is there?), there are lots of other activities available in the Brainerd Lakes Area and you're in exactly the right place to find them.

Quick Clicks:

Fish Minnesota - MN DNR
Fishing Seasons - MN DNR
Fishing Regulations - MN DNR
Fishing Licenses - MN DNR
Purchase Fishing License On-Line
Mille Lacs Regulations - MN DNR
Lake Information
Lake Maps
Fish Facts
Fishing Guide

Tips & Tricks - In-Fisherman:

Weedline Panfish
Cats of Summer
Blades For Bass
Power Trolling Walleyes
Summer Pike Patrol
Midsummer Walleye Patterns
Bull Bluegills
Crankin' Walleyes
Summertime Trout
Muskie Time