Little Falls area fisheries

Minnesota map showing Little Falls location

16543 Haven Road
Little Falls, MN 56345

Anglers who fish in Benton, Morrison, Mille Lacs and Todd county benefit from the management, habitat and oversight work of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' Little Falls area fisheries staff.

Area Fisheries Supervisor Eric Altena and a staff of four full-time and two part-timeLicense Dollars At Work employees manage 90 fishing lakes and 471 miles of rivers and streams. These waters include popular fishing destinations such as Alexander, Big Birch and Shamineau lakes plus portions of the Mississippi, Crow Wing, Rum and Sauk rivers.

  • What we do
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  • Area staff

At work for you

Fisheries staff monitors erosion and fish habitat degradation on Little Rock Creek.

Fisheries staff monitors erosion and fish habitat degradation on Little Rock Creek.

  • Stock two water bodies with pure-strain muskellunge.
  • Stock 38 lakes with walleye fry or fingerlings.
  • Produce and stock 1,500-5,000 lbs. of walleye fingerlings each year.
  • Produce up to 5,000 muskelunge fingerlings each year.
  • Provide fish for two county fair displays.
  • Provide support for watershed districts and youth education efforts.

Contact our Little Falls staff

Eric Altena Area supervisor 320-616-2450, Ext. 225
Brady Becker Assistant area supervisor 320-616-2450, Ext. 226
Steve Marod Fishereis specialist 320-616-2450, Ext. 239
Tanner Stevens Fisheris specialist 320-616-2450, Ext. 227
Larry Zimmerman Fisheries technician 320-616-2450, Ext. 247
Audrey Kuchinski Aquatic plant specialist 320-616-2450, Ext. 235
Roxi Lukasavitz Office administrative specialist 320-616-2450, Ext. 221