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Fishin Dan

Your Favorite Metro Lake?

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Just wondering what everyones favorite metro lake is to chase skies.

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I have only fished one and it was lake waconia, small and lots of milfoil, but we boated a few skis.

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White Bear in late Fall. 3000+ acres, and the recreational traffic is done by that point. Lots of structure, so you can try a few totally different techniques.

I've seen a few big fish out there too.......

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What Cjac said ^^^-- but after dark - there is even less recreational traffic then.

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Forest - but that's because it's the one I know best. I enjoy WBL and BE, and intend to get to know them better now that I have my own ride.

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flake n wbl... wbl might kick the flake off for nbr 1 on favorite lake's list. i like the wbl *so far**** more structures n better water clarity than flake. but flake r only 10 mins away from my house so yea i hit it more often.

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Well, I want to say "Tonka... but I am beginning to lose hope recently...

-Gregg B.

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Too early for me to say as I've only fished in two metro lakes... need to get out more grin

I definitely do have a favorite Lake X but its not in the metro...

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Each lake has its peak times and they are at different times of the season. I fish all that were mentioned above, at different times of the year.

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White Bear in late summer and fall. St. croix in the late fall. And a few Tiger lakes when I'm to lazy to drive. Opps I almost forgot about French. Some nice options in the metro.

Brian

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Quack... nope its not Mille Lacs... You know which lake it is... and its best that it stays Lake X for now...

Porter... I dont consider French to be part of metro... Faribault is a good 35 min drive south from Bloomington which where I live...

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Quack... nope its not Mille Lacs... You know which lake it is... and its best that it stays Lake X for now...

Porter... I dont consider French to be part of metro... Faribault is a good 35 min drive south from Bloomington which where I live...

Rebel,

Your right about French. It's not in the metro. I live in Apple Valley. French is about 30 miles from my house, White Bear is 32 miles from my house, Forest is 50 miles, and Waconia is around 35 miles. I'm kind of stuck in the middle.

Brian

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Porter, I live in apple valley as well and know what it's like to be "stuck in the middle" I just started fishing in this area and I need a little advice. If you have a chance, I'd appreciate it if you could give me your email address, I'd like to ask you a couple questions about a few lakes in our area. My address is mmwaschek@charter.net

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Brian, Yep, I know what you mean... Apple Valley is my hometown... til I moved to Bloomington about 10 years ago... Its nice to have two lakes thats out of metro thats within 30-40 miles away... I need to hit Waconia someday...

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Porter, I live in apple valley as well and know what it's like to be "stuck in the middle" I just started fishing in this area and I need a little advice. If you have a chance, I'd appreciate it if you could give me your email address, I'd like to ask you a couple questions about a few lakes in our area. My address is mmwaschek@charter.net

muskieschaef@charter.net

Brian

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