"The expanded catch-and-release trout fishing season at Whitewater State Park has definitely attracted more users to the park during the offseason. We have had fishermen out in the park most days, even on some of those really cold days. And they are catching fish!"

Sara Holger, interpretive naturalist, Whitewater State Park

Learn winter trout fishing basics, from the winter steam environment to all the necessary equipment. Rich Enochs from the National Trout Center in Preston, Minn., will lead a winter trout fishing program for beginners at Whitewater State Park on Saturday, Jan. 3, 11 a.m.-noon.

More information: 1-507-932-3007 or www.mndnr.gov/ptcalendar.