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Best shore fishing Metro Lake

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I've gathered that the three most productive lakes around the Metro include Calhoun, Medicine and Prior lake.

Which would be the best for 4 hours of fishing for bass,muskie or pike ON THE SHORE.I"m staying near Bloomington so that comes into play too.

What are your suggestions?

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Calhoun would be the most shore fishing friendly lake out of the three in my opinion.

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Prior and Medicine's almost a no go unless you own a boat. Calhoun would definetly be the best with consistent action on anything. I'd recommend try canoe rental? (do they still have that there?) Work outside weedlines will keep you bz. You will never have to worry about a boat buzzin by since electric only limitation. GOod luck

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Any strategic parking to good spot for shorefishing?

Is Calhoun shorefishing mostly just crappies and bass or is there an occassional Muskie/Pike? What would be the most versatile lure, size and color to cast from shore there?

What time would be the best to go?Mornings or sunset?

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I fish Calhoun a couple days a week (from shore) and have the most luck using a 5in natural colored plastic worm (Gulp brand have been especially great). Head to where the sailboats are tied up (North side of lake) and you are bound to get some Largemouth action. Might even connect with a random Northern, Musky, or Walleye. Let me know how it goes!

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was out on Harriet fishing from shore yesterday evening for fun. pulled in 3 bass & an eye. good size, all released...

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Has anyone had any luck on Nokomis from shore? I tried a few evenings last summer with not a bite. I was looking for bass.

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