Fishing in the Metro Area

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Korh
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Fishing in the Metro Area

Postby Korh » August 22nd, 2018, 9:37 pm

I rarely get the chance to go fishing now since I can rarely find enough time to get outside of the metro area nowadays, so a few days ago when my Dad and Uncle invited me to go on a fishing trip out in western Minnesota over the weekend that was free for once, I accepted almost immediately. However this made me realize that I honestly have never looked in to what fishing inside the metro area is like.

I'm not sure if there's already a thread for this topic buried somewhere (hell I'm not sure if this topic is even worth a thread) but its been on my mind a little and I figure there's little harm in seeing if anyone else who's thought about this and whether or not they have any experience trying to fish in the cities.

mamundsen
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Re: Fishing in the Metro Area

Postby mamundsen » August 24th, 2018, 1:54 pm

I know Forest Lake, White Bear Lake and Minnetonka see a lot of fishermen. Depends what you're looking for.

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FISHMANPET
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Re: Fishing in the Metro Area

Postby FISHMANPET » August 24th, 2018, 2:07 pm

Don't people even fish in Bde Maka Ska? When I was a wee lad (25+ years ago) my dad and I would go ice fishing on, I think, White Bear Lake.

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Re: Fishing in the Metro Area

Postby Silophant » August 24th, 2018, 2:40 pm

It's pretty common to see people fishing in the river between Hennepin and Broadway, and in the channel between Bde Maka Ska and Lake o' the Isles.

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Re: Fishing in the Metro Area

Postby grant1simons2 » August 24th, 2018, 2:58 pm

I saw some folks fly fishing in the Mississippi under the stone arch. And then in Edina there must be a good spot in Nine Mile Creek


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