Fishing in Stoney Brook, Minnesota

Fishing in Stoney Brook, Minnesota
Stoney Brook, Minnesota, is a small township just outside Duluth. Anglers in the area have a multitude of options for places to fish, including Lake Superior. Fly, light tackle and bait fishing for species such as lake trout, crappie, bluegill and perch are possible in the area. There are professional fishing guides and charter operations in the Stoney Brook region. A valid Minnesota fishing license is needed for fishing any of the lakes, rivers and creeks of the state. A trout and salmon stamp is needed if fishing for these species.

Lake Superior Hatteras Fishing Charters

Lake Superior Hatteras Fishing Charters takes anglers onto the deep waters of Superior in search of lake trout, chinook salmon and walleye. May through October are the prime months to be on the lake. Light tackle is used for trout and salmon. Leader sinkers and hooked bait are used for walleye. All fishing gear, tackle and bait as well as boat and guide service are provided with charter fees. You should bring sunglasses (polarized, if possible), hats, gloves, lunch, drinks (no glass containers,) and a cooler to keep your catch. A camera is recommended.

Lake Superior Hatteras Fishing Charters
3636 Wargin Rd.
Hermantown, MN 55810

Adventure Sport Fishing

Adventure Sport Fishing takes anglers onto Lake Superior for fly- and light-tackle fishing. Charters provide all tackle, gear, bait and fish-cleaning, in addition to guides and boat services. You should bring warm clothes, sunglasses and hats, soft-soled shoes, drinks (no glass containers), lunch, a camera and a cooler with ice. Day fishing licenses can be arranged through the charter operation. Trout, walleye and salmon are the species sought on charter trips with Adventure Sport Fishing. Watch for eagles and moose along the shores of the lake.

Adventure Sport Fishing
2920 Getchell Road
Duluth, MN 55810

Stoney Brook and Gull Lake

Anglers can fish without a charter in the area around Stoney Brook, including Gull Lake and the Stoney Brook. Trout and walleye are popular species to fish for in Gull Lake. May through July sees good trout fishing. Fly and light tackle can be used for trout on the brook and lake. Use sinkers and barbed hooks to jig for walleye. Bring plenty of bug spray during the summer months as mosquitoes and black flies are prolific. In neighboring Duluth, there are outfitters and retail fishing shops that can assist with tips, tackle choices and information regarding hot areas and what is hitting. Moose can be seen along the shores of the lake.

To get to the lake, take County Road 78 until you see a pull-off near Fritz Loven Park. There is parking at the area.

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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