Anglers who fish in Hubbard, Wadena and eastern Becker counties benefit from the management, habitat and oversight work of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' Park Rapids area fisheries staff.
Area Fisheries Supervisor Doug Kingsley and a staff of four full-time and three part-time employees manage 108 fishing lakes and 220 miles of rivers and streams. These waters include popular fishing destinations such as the Mantrap Chain of Lakes, the Crow Wing River and its chain of lakes and the Straight River a premier brown trout stream.
Park Rapids Area Fisheries staff tracking muskellunge implanted with radio transmitters to understand the extent of natural reproduction and identify natural spawning habitats in Big Mantrap Lake.
|Doug Kingsley||Area firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Calub Shavik||Assistant area email@example.com|
|Scott Muhm||Fisheries firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mike Kelly||Fisheries email@example.com|
|Kyle Little||Fisheries firstname.lastname@example.org|