Fishing Regulations

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MN DNR Fishing Regulations

Lake Vermilion

SpeciesLimit in PossessionProtected SlotSeason Start
Walleye4 (w/ only one over 26″)20-26″May 15, 2021
Northern Pike2 (w/ only one over 40″)30-40″May 15, 2021
Large and Smallmouth Bass6 (combined)NoneMay 15, 2021
Muskie1 (over 54″)1-54″June 5, 2021
Crappie10NoneAll year
Bluegill / Sunfish20NoneAll year
Rock Bass30NoneAll year
Perch20 daily / 40 possessionNoneAll year
WhitefishNoneNoneAll year

Lake of the Woods

SpeciesLimit in PossessionProtected SlotSeason Start
Walleye/Sauger6 (combined, not more than 4 can be Walleye, w/ only one over 28″)19.5-28″May 15, 2021
Northern Pike3 (w/ only one over 40″)30-40″All year
Large and Smallmouth Bass6 (combined)NoneAll year
Muskie1 (over 54″)1-54″June 5, 2021
Crappie10NoneAll year
Rock Bass30NoneAll year
Perch20 daily / 40 possessionNoneAll year