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Climate Change and Fishing

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Please share your feedback! Fishing in a changing climate series survey

WTIP recently completed a series about climate change and its impact on North Shore fish and fishing, and we're looking for your feedback!


Some trout lakes in Minnesota are already feeling the impacts of climate change. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Community conversations: climate change impacts on North Shore fisheries

During the fall and winter of 2018-19, WTIP reported on a variety of topics related to climate change and its impact on fish, and fishing here in the North Shore area.
 


Ice fishing anglers might find fewer and smaller lake trout in the coming decades. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Climate change and its impact on inland lakes near Lake Superior

Inland lakes near the North Shore of Lake Superior are indeed some of the clearest, coldest and deepest bodies of water in Minnesota.


All rivers along the North Shore could feel the impacts of climate change. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Climate change impacts on North Shore river and stream fishing

Fishing and time are two things that don’t often go hand in hand.


Lake Superior surface water temperatures are rising in recent decades. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Climate change and its impact on Lake Superior fishing

Many of Minnesota and Ontario’s lakes, including Lake Superior, are getting warmer.


 

The Impacts of a Changing Climate on North Shore Fisheries

Minnesota's North Shore, like the rest of the planet, is facing a changing climate.