Places to Stay

St. Paul Fly Tiers - Dedicated To Fly Fishing, Fly Tying and Fun
Lake Superor Duluth Streams - This Site is full of interesting info on all the Duluth area Trout streams
Federation of Fly Fishers - an international service organization dedicated to the betterment of the sport of fly fishing through Conservation and Education.
North Shore Comercial Fishing Museum - Located in Tofte, MN.  Put it on your "to do" list when fishing is slow.
North Shore Steelhead association - Bases out of Thunder Bay, Canada. A non-profit organization concerned with the conservation and preservation of fisheries in the tributaries of Lake Superior.

Organizations -Clubs

Lake Superior Steelhead Association - Based out of Duluth, MN. Long time advocates for the Steelhead fishery.

Fly Shops - Gear Suppliers

Trout Unlimited - Minnesota Chapter
Midwest Fly Fishing - A great publication for Minnesota steelhead anglers. 
Fly Angler - The Fly Angler is the largest specialty fly fishing store in Minnesota.  Located in Fridley, MN this place is a must visit - Scott Struif and all the staff are chaulk full of steelhead know-how.
Superior Fly Angler- Though it is Located in Superior WI, this place is a great stop if you are looking for expert local tips, hot flies, gear and more.

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Minnesota DNR- Great resource: maps, online liscense, reports, fish info, etc
IGFA - The International Game Fish Association is a not-for-profit organization committed to the conservation of game fish and the promotion of responsible, ethical angling practices through science, education, rule making and record keeping.
The Original Rodrule- Cool site if you are interested in a quick way to measure your steelhead

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Turn in Poachers - Protect our resources 24hr
Whitefish Studio - If you have not seen Bob's wonderful work, here is your link
Misc. Links

Not So Minnesota - cool sites

Bob Mitchell's- Faithfully seving fellow fly fishers for more than 40 years.  Located in Lake Elmo, MN and full of good stuff.
WaterGremlin - Chances are.....if you are a steelheader, you have used their product.
State Forest Campgrounds

Eckbeck Campground (Baptism River area)
From Hwy 61 in Illgen City, north on MN 1 for 3 miles 30 sites, outhouses and drinking water

Finland Campground
From Hwy 61 in Illgen City, north on MN 1 for 6 miles, then east on Co. Rd. 5 for .25 mile 39 sites,  outhouses and drinking water

Temperance River Campground
From Hwy 61, north on Sawbill Trail (Co. Rd. 2) for 12 miles, campground is on west 9 sites on the Temperance River

State Park Campgrounds

Gooseberry Falls State Park
Hwy 61 40 miles NE of Duluth/12 miles NE of Two Harbors 70 drive-in sites with 3 pull-through, 40' RV length limit, 1 kayak site, flush toilets, showers, dumping station, group site, public phones, sell firewood & ice

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park
Hwy 61 48 miles NE of Duluth/20 miles NE of Two Harbors 20 walk-in/cart-in sites, 4 backpack sites, 2 backpack/kayak sites, 1 kayak site, flush toilets, showers, carts available for campers to transport gear, public phones, sell firewood & ice

Tettegouche State Park
Hwy 61 60 miles NE of Duluth/5 miles NE of Silver Bay 28 drive-in sites, 60' RV length limit, 13 cart-in sites, 6 walk-in sites, 1 kayak site, flush toilets, showers, dumping station near park, public phones, sell firewood & ice.

Cascade River State Park
Hwy 61 100 miles NE of Duluth/8 miles NE of Lutsen 40 drive-in sites with 3 pull-through, 35' RV length limit, 5 backpack sites, group site, flush toilets, showers, dumping station, public phones, sell firewood & ice

Private Campground Lamb's Campground
Lamb's offers 100 private tent and RV sites tucked in the woods or along a half mile of cobblestone beach. Amenities include hook-ups, showers, hiking, fishing plus 15 log housekeeping cabins.

Places to See

Outdoors Weekly  - This is a great publication for the Minnesota outdoor enthusiast.  Check out their site for yourself.
Big Y Fly Company - Owned and opperated by Cameron Larsen, one of our contributing authors.  Check out his flies!

Not So Minnesota - fly & gear suppliers

Great Lakes Fly Company - A great place for hand tied local North Shore flies!  Stop and visit John, he has plenty of flies, gear, and accurate stream reports. Located in Downtown Duluth at 313 Superior Street.  
Alaska Adventures World Class Website Award
Northern Wilds  - Our website is devoted to all things outdoors along Lake Superior's North Shore, including the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness...

Great Lakes Fishing
Educated Angler is the premiere Great Lakes Fishing Resource featuring message boards, chat, fishing reports, webcams, and fisheries news.

Top Site Fishing Award
Great Lakes Sport Fishing Council - share a concern for the present and future of sport fishing, our natural and stocked resources and the ecosystem in which we live. 


Country Inn of Two Harbors
1204 7th Ave   Two Harbors  55616

AmericInn of Two Harbors
1088 Hwy. 61 North  Two Harbors  55616

The Inn at Beaver Bay
Highway 61 P.O. Box 537
Beaver Bay, MN 55601  888-526-4351

AmericInn - Tofte
Highway 61, PO Box 2296
Tofte, Minnesota 55615   800 625-7042

Best Western - Grand Marais
US Highway 61 E, Grand Marais, Minnesota, 55604
218-387-2240   800-842-View

Great Lakes Fly Company - 1st class, professional source for North Shore Steelhead Guides.  Located in Downtown Duluth at 313 Superior Street.  
The art of Steelhead drift fishing  - A fishing class in booklet or CD form.  Though this is targeted to West coast angling methods, there is plenty of universal tips and tactics worth the cost.
Big Idea Signs - This is a great business if you need decals, lettering or signs.  They produce our steelhead decals & shirts and have worked with several outfitters, guides and professional anglers.
MidWest Outdoors  the premier fishing and hunting media website in the upper Midwest. The site features hundreds of easy-to-find articles and videos, along with tips and techniques, new product reviews, fun facts, classifieds, contests and a program guide to MidWest Outdoors TV, which airs on over two dozen stations throughout the upper Midwest.

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Grand Marais Art Colony - The longest-lived art colony in Minnesota, the Grand Marais Art Colony, began in 1947 as a summer refuge for artists seeking study in the wilderness