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Ice fishing

Ice fishing in a state park

Don't let a little ice stop you from catching the perfect fish! A few Minnesota state parks offer great ice fishing programs for hands-on experience. You can even ice fish for free in most state parks!

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Events Calendar


Lake Bemidji State Park

Brrrmidji Kids Can Ice Fish


Fort Snelling State Park

Parent and Child Ice Fishing


Whitewater State Park

Take a Kid Ice Fish at Halfmoon Landing


Fort Snelling State Park

Pond Life Through the Ice


Glacial Lakes State Park

Ice Fishing Frenzy


Afton State Park

Becoming a Outdoors Woman - Fly Tying


Afton State Park

Fly tying 101

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Please note: Occasionally, due to extreme weather or poor snow conditions, an event may need to be canceled or changed. When in doubt, call the park.