Kimball, Mink and Boys Lakes

Location: Cook County, MN
Contact: Gitche Gumee Chapter

Funding: Lessard-Sams 2013

Goals: Restore the lakes’ productivity, enhance trout habitat, remove non-game fish and protection the lakes from future degradation


• Reclamation of all three lakes via rotenone and restocking of trout.

• Repair the deteriorated barrier located at the outlet of Kimball Lake with large logs and rock.

Implementation: Construction was largely completed in 2013, final wrap-up will occur in 2014.

Project Contributors: Trout Unlimited, Arrowhead Flyfishers and MNDNR.


Little Isabella River, Lake County

Kimball Creek, Cook County