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PiKeGuY101

Lake Help...

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Alright I need some help making a decision - I have been fishing the SW metro area for about 4 years and have quite a few "spots" - BUT I need to decide on a good lake to take my old man he's coming up from Las Vegas the end of this week and hasen't been fishing for a while so I want to give him a good trip! We are looking to get some bass and pike... any suggestion would be great!!!

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Crystal in Burnsville has a lot of pike (mostly small), and some nice bass in all the usual places. Marion has some big bass and nice pike, probably lower numbers than Crystal, but generally larger. Prior lake has an abundance of bass, fewer pike on the main lake, but plenty to find in the weedy bays (look on the NW side of UPPER Prior (the southern body).

All in all, I'd suggest Prior. It's a big lake with lots of variety...you can find shallow, deep, clear, weedy, sandy, rocky...good access on the NW corner of the lake with ample parking--particlarly for a weekday outing or early weekend morning.

I hope you guys have a great time!

Jay

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I would suggest Whaletail, sw metro, especially if you are looking for more of a secluded lake, few people, few houses, very peacefull. You can email me for more info if you are going to head that way.

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