Fishing Minnesota's North Shore of Lake Superior - trout & salmon

Wednesday, February 02 2022 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM [CST]

910 Montreal Circle, Saint Paul, MN, 55102, United States

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Wednesday, February 02 2022 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM [CST]

Summit Brewing Company, 910 Montreal Circle, Saint Paul, MN, 55102, United States.

Migratory steelhead, salmon and trout fishing along the North Shore of Minnesota’s Lake Superior

Date: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022 - ALL AGES WELCOME!

5:00 pm – 6:45 pm: Social Hour
6:45 pm – 7:00 pm: State of the Fishery - MN DNR
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Fishing seminar by renowned North Shore Guide, Carl Haensel 
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Mingle with fellow steeheaders and chat with MN Steelheader staff, Carl Haensel and North Shore organizations.

Food Truck available during the event

Location: Summit Brewing Co, Main Tap Room: 910 Montreal Circle, St. Paul, MN 55102

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There is no cost for this seminar, but donations to Minnesota Steelheader are graciously accepted:

This seminar is perfect for both new and seasoned anglers interested in learning about our North Shore steelhead, salmon, and trout fisheries and/or indulging in some discounted award-winning beer. The seminar portion of the event will cover fisheries, techniques and tips necessary to become a successful North Shore angler, all accompanied with a beautiful slideshow.   The Seminar is presented by our friend, guide, and author Carl Haensel.

There will be plenty of time after the presentation for one-on-one questions with Carl and the Minnesota Steelheader Staff; additional social time, questions, and relaxed beer drinking will go until 9pm.

No outside alcohol allowed.

Cancellation policy

You may cancel your registration for this event, but please give Minnesota Steelheader as much advance notice as possible so that we may release your spot to the next person on the waiting list.

Please contact us with your cancellation request at:

North Shore fishing seminar partnered with Carl Haensel & Summit Brewery

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Carl Haensel
Educator, Biologist, Photographer, Writer & Fishing Guide

Carl Haensel is an educator, biologist, photographer, writer and fishing guide. He has guided and taught fly fishing since 1996 and has authored over a hundred articles on fly fishing techniques, tips, flies and locations as well as children’s educational literature. From 1996 until 2003 he owned and operated Around the Bend Flyfishing based in Eden Prairie, MN. From 2001 until 2007 he served as a regional manager for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Fish and Boat Commission. There he managed education, programming, and aquatic resource issues for an area encompassing over five million people, including the City of Philadelphia. He has fished extensively throughout the Americas and his outdoor photographs have been widely published. He is also an educational consultant and enjoys secondary and post-secondary teaching. Together with Jade Thomason they manage the Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo on behalf of Minnesota Trout Unlimited. Carl serves as the Northern Minnesota Vice Chair for Trout Unlimited.

About Carl Haensel

Educator, Biologist, Photographer, Writer & Fishing Guide
Nick Peterson
Migratory Fish Specialist - MN DNR (Pictured Right)

Nick Peterson is a State and Federally award-winning Migratory Fish Specialist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Lake Superior Area Fisheries Office. On any given spring day you'll find Nick and his colleagues hard at work whether at the Knife or French River trap assuring you have the best steelhead fishery possible. Nick was responsible for designing and implementing such projects as the Steelhead and Coaster Genetics Projects, and is continually working on innovative new research helping to protect and conserve our unique Lake Superior fisheries.

About Nick Peterson

Migratory Fish Specialist - MN DNR (Pictured Right)