East Metro Area Fisheries



Spring Creek


This stream is located on the grounds of the St. Croix Watershed Research Center, south of the village of Marine on the St. Croix.

Species Present:

Brook Trout: lower than average abundance, smaller than average size.


Access to this area is strictly restricted by the Science Museum of Minnesota - no fishing is allowed.

Management Plans:

  1. Re-survey/population assessment as needed.


This is a very small stream with a limited population of average size brook trout. This area is reserved for scientific research. Access is limited to researchers and their associates.