Fisheries Info

FISHERIES INFORMATION 

FISH STORY 

Young man with a White Bass caught just below the Cross Lake dam.

 Stocking Fish Sizes:

Fry – Newly hatched fish that are ready to be stocked usually called “swim-ups”. Walleye fry are 1/3 of an inch or around 8 mm.

Fingerling – Fingerlings are one to six months old and can range from a size of one to twelve inches depending on the species. Walleye fingerlings range from three to eight inches each fall.

Yearling – Yearling fish are at least one year old. A one-year-old fish can range from three to twenty inches depending on the species. Walleye yearlings average from six to twelve inches.

Adult – Adult fish are fish that have reached maturity. Depending on the species, maturity can be reached at two years of age.

Walleye reach maturity between the ages of four and six years.


DNR TRAILS AND WATERWAYS MAINTAINS LIFE LINE ABOVE DAM

 

DNR Trails and Waterways crew from Moose Lake setting up life line across the river this past spring to prevent boats being swept over the dam.

Dock at Pine City

Sponsored by Pine City DNR
Snake River Valley Conservation Club

OTHER CRITTERS  

Turkey Vulture – near St. Croix Road (Pine County Road 8) and Snake River Campground Road.

Turkey Vultures are common to the area and often can be seen soaring high overhead.   While soaring, Turkey Vultures are often mistaken for eagles or hawks.