Effective Immediately, Sucker River Access isCLOSED.
As of September 19th, 2018, access downstream of scenic highway 61 on both sides of the river is
no longer open for public use.Signs have been posted marking the closure areas and a notice containing additional details has been posted at the parking lot.
As many of the North Shore angling pubic
know, this same access was on the verge of closure back in April of 2017.To learn more about the history – click here. For many years, these land owners have
graciously allowed visitors to utilize paths on their property
to access the shoreline of Lake Superior. Anglers have enjoyed the benefits of ready access to the various pools, runs and
riffles as well as the mouth of the Sucker River.In recent years however, problems that can unfortunately come with open access have grown progressively worse. There
has been an increase in senseless littering, vandalism, criminal damage to property and the theft of a canoe and kayak.The landowners have endu…