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Pretty lake with big bass

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My brother is coming up to the metro and we are going bass fishing, I swear he wants to recreate an Outdoor Life cover-we have gone to a beautiful lake and have caught bass up to 4lbs- I catch bass up to 5 in city and ugly suburban lakes, he wants trees nature etc. 

We can portage into lakes or use a power boat, catch and release only and are willing to drive up to 100 miles of the metro---

Thanks 

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Check out the St. Croix river.  The upper stretches of the river are fun to paddle and all nature with no houses and have some good bass fishing if you're ok with smallmouth bass.  

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I second the St. Croix River. You can launch at lion's park just north of Taylor's Falls. Very boat friendly there, and there's only a few houses just upstream of the dam. After that it's all woods and good fishing.

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17 hours ago, smalliehunter said:

How bout a 20ft fiberglass bass boat? 

Yes, but you need to go slow your first run, and watch no wakes, and just be a bit careful and thoughtful of your wakes. 

If you ever camp overnight, know that they may lower the water level at night, so moor your boat wisely ;)

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Thought he was kidding now I want to bring my bigger boat. Anyone use the Franconia access?

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I would go to Echo Lake in Moose Lake State Park

 

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