Little Isabella River

Location: Lake County, MN
Contact: Gitche Gumee Chapter

Goals: Revitalize and replace habitat improvement structures originally installed nearly 60 years ago. Enhance the brook trout fishery and provide an easily accessed angling opportunity.


 Repair of 17 failing habitat structures.

• Creation of deep water cover.

• Insertion of rocks into structures to direct both high and low flows

Implementation: Construction was completed summer 2012.

Project Contributors: Trout Unlimited, MNDNR, and the US Forest Service-Superior National Forest.


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