Get Hooked: How to Fish in Duluth

There’s no doubting the abundance of water in Duluth, and what better way to enjoy it than fishing? From charter experiences, to where to launch your boat, to what shorelines to cast from, this guide shares what you need to know about fishing in Duluth to help anglers of all levels have an unforgettable day on (or by) the water.

For fishing excursions led by experienced guides, check out a charter fishing opportunity:

Want to fish on your own? Here are places you can launch your boat in Duluth:

No boat? No problem! You can fish from the shore almost anywhere in Duluth! Check out the Lake Superior shoreline, the St. Louis River and smaller inland lakes for shores galore, including:

  • Chambers Grove, St. Louis River, Duluth – A city park along the river, just above the Minnesota Highway 23 bridge at Fond du Lac.
  • Boy Scout Landing fishing pier, St. Louis River, Duluth – Adjacent to the boat landing where Commonwealth Avenue dead-ends at the river in Gary-New Duluth.
  • Water Street, Fond du Lac neighborhood, St. Louis River – Take 131st Avenue West toward the river and follow it to the road that runs alongside the river.
  • Munger Landing, St. Louis River – Take Grand Avenue to Clyde Avenue and follow it to the boat landing and fishing pier.

For all fishing opportunities, as always, make sure you have your Minnesota fishing license and are familiar with regulations and limits for wherever you’re dropping a line!

Posted on June 6, 2024