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I have a 3 year old daughter who has been saying she wants to go fishing lately. I would like to take her out this weekend and catch some sunnies or crappies or anything really. I don't have a boat so where would be a good place to rent a fishing boat and try and catch some sunnies or something. I live in DL but I'm fine with driving a ways. Thanks for any advice.

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One option would be Lost Valley Resort of Trowbrige and Leek Lake. They have boats that you can rent -- or at least they used to. Nice people.

I would give them a call.

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Just a thought......Maplewood State Park (near Pelican Rapids) has a few smaller lakes that would be perfect...they rent small row-boats and canoes. There is a large dock/pier on Beers Lake that I often see parents with small children fishing off of. Just small sunnies near the dock but a lot of fun for kids to catch. The park is beautiful this time of year. Might be worth checking out.

Good luck

Cliffy

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Another good option would be the Dunton Locks are of Lake Sallie. There is a good fishing peir there and decent shore fishing by the river inlet. I would also second Cliffys suggestion of Maplewood State Park. The main lake has a huge pan fish population right off of the fishing pier. Some monster muskies in there also so you may get surprised.

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A good source of information can be found on the Fargo Forum's website. Go to the outdoors section and click on the resort finder. It will tell you which resorts have boat rentals.

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You can rent a boat from J&K Marine right on Little Detroit. You should be able to catch fish on little d without a problem. It will mostly be sunneis but you may catch anything.

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Take a trip up to Naytahwaush, and rent a boat from Pinehurst resort. Go to North Twin, it's pretty cheap and there is a great Sunfish, Bass, and northern pike population. That's where I bring the kids when I want to go. It's fun watching them reel in the northerns, they are everywhere out on that lake, well anywhere you can find cabbage in about 8 fow or less. The average size is ok too, 2-4 lbs. Nice sunnies too.

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Thanks for the reply's guys. It looks like Sat. will be really nice so I need to get her out there. Thanks again, I appreciate it.

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