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OPENING FISHING SEASON STARTS MAY 10TH

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Offline STP Fisherman

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St. Louis River
« on: May 08, 2010, 12:22:22 AM »
Can you fish all parts of the river with a MN license or do you have to have a wisconsin license to fish right now?

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Re: St. Louis River
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2010, 06:52:13 PM »
Can you fish all parts of the river with a MN license or do you have to have a wisconsin license to fish right now?

As long as you have a lic. you are good to go.  Minnesota seasons and limits apply.  You can even launch in Wisc.  Walleye and pike open May 15th but panfish are fishable.  The only stipulation is that you take the most direct route home when you are done.
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Offline Bobby Bass

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Re: St. Louis River
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2010, 07:38:05 PM »
Can you fish all parts of the river with a MN license or do you have to have a wisconsin license to fish right now?
  I am also pretty sure that several of the smaller bays on the WI side are not consider boundary waters and you need a WI fishing license to fish them. But that may have changed over teh years.
From WI handbook-
Allouez Bay,Superior Bay, St. Louis Bay Little Pokegama Bay, Pokegama Bay, and Kimballs Bay are considered
boundary waters and are regulated by Wisconsin-Minnesota boundary water regulations).

From MN handbook
St. Louis River (St. Louis County) fish sanctuary: No fishing
allowed at any time from the Fond du Lac Dam downstream to the
Minnesota–Wisconsin boundary cable. No fishing allowed from the
boundary cable downstream to the Hwy. 23 bridge from March 4-May
18. muskellunge: Minimum size limit 50" on only the Minnesota-
Wisconsin border waters. sturgeon: closed
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