It's no surprise that the Land of 10,000 Lakes is home to the top fishing spot in the United States, right? Well, considering that the list includes a lot of big coastal cities, this smaller town on the list still managed to grab the top spot.

FishingBooker did a study that ranked the top 12 fishing cities across the United States. FishingBooker is an online platform that connects anglers with skilled captains and premier fishing locations across the United States. Using their data and experience, they came up with a list of the top 12 fishing cities across the US.

Which Minnesota City tops the list across the United States?

Duluth, Minnesota has earned the top spot across the country? Why is Duluth the top destination for the coming year?

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Exceptional Fishing Opportunities

Duluth has a wide variety of fishing opportunities. You can go out on a charter on Lake Superior and primarily fish for salmon, trout, and steelhead. Also, the St. Louis River that flows into Lake Superior has world-class fishing as well. You can find just about any freshwater fish in the river including great walleye fishing, bass fishing, crappies, northern pike, musky, catfish, perch, and even sturgeon. There's really something for everyone.

Photo by Mathieu Le Roux on Unsplash
Photo by Mathieu Le Roux on Unsplash

Breathtaking Scenery

Duluth is a beautiful destination. It's smaller than other cities that make the list, but the small-town charm adds to the experience. You can enjoy the tourist destination spots like Canal Park and Downtown Duluth, or you can go up the North Shore for scenic views literally minutes away from your hotel room. Besides fishing, there's plenty to do.

Park Point Beach, looking toward the Duluth, MN skyline and hillside
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth

Year-round Fishing!

You can fish year-round in Duluth. Whether you're on open water or ice-fishing, there are guide experiences available year-round.

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Here's the 12 Cities For Best Fishing in the United States in 2024

  • Duluth, MN
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Pensacola, FL
  • San Fransisco, CA
  • Corpus Christi, TX
  • San Juan, PR
  • New Orleans, LA
  • West Palm Beach, FL
  • Wilmington, NC
  • Seattle, WA
  • New York City, NY
  • Milwaukee, WI

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