Welcome to the Minnesota Chapter of the American Fisheries Society home. MNAFS is a collaboration of state agency, private, tribal, non-profit  and university fishery students and professionals.  The state chapter was formed in 1967 and has hosted annual meetings since its inception. We hosted the National Society meeting in St. Paul, MN 2012 and were voted most active chapter 2013, our meetings are usually held every late winter or early spring in various locations around Minnesota.