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cora11kasia4

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cora11kasia4

Help please, I started fishing again after 15 years with my two daughters last May. I always had my dad when I was younger to do it all for me but now he isn't around. My daughters are bugging me to go again and I am ready but I need advise about where to fish, when to fish, and everything else to get more then just the bass and sunny's. We did alot at the end of summer last year in the Brainerd area and just loved it. We can't wait to get started in the metro or up north just need some help.

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CrappieMagnet

Welcome to fishingminnesota.com

There are quite a few posts here to get you started.You just need to wander around this site and alot of your ?'s will be answered.There's the metro forums,sunnies and crappies forums where you can get alot of expert advice,and there's even a gal forums.If you need to ask for gear advice just feel free to ask anyone of us.Great people on this site.Oh and i forgot...There's even get togethers where you can join and fish with the best!

Again Welcome!

CrappieMagnet

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mnrstrider

Might be money well spent to take a guide, there are plenty on here, they can provide you with everything you possibably need to go fishing for the day, this atleast will get you "feet wet" again , they'l help teach you some where the fish are and probably a couple different ways to fish for them, plus they can make it fun, fishing IMO isn't always fun, it's always challenging, and sometimes boring. Personally I think time on the water is the best thing you can do for fishing, and fishing with someone who knows what they are doing can pay big dividends to the ready to learn. I can't personally reccomend one guide around here, but I assure you those I've around here on Fishingminnesota are Top notch . Also if you look around I know there are plenty of city and county sponsered events, I know Ron Schara (Minnesota Bound host) is running a starter fishing with kids event, through some gander mountain stores, I believe for no cost, but you might have to sign up. Try calling you local city hall, read the local papers for events, talk to some local fish shops, they can lead you to me specfic events.

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icehousebob

C11K4, Maybe you should post what part of the metro area that you live. There are lots of guys that head out that probably would enjoy the company. My sons and I fish Tonka and the west metro as much as we can. Mostly shore fishing, since we only have a canoe and small 12 footer. And welcome to the fishingminnesota site. You'll meet a lot of strange but nice people here.

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Chev_trucks501

C11K4,

Welcome to one of the best sites on the internet. You will find a lot of great information about fishing and everything else smile.gif Anyways I live in the Brainerd Area and love to fish. You and your daughters could come out with my Girlfriend and I if you would like too. Just drop me a message. I am always interested in getting people into fishing.

Good Luck and Welcome! smile.gif
Chev

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MattsGal

As a fellow female I welcome you to come join us at Lake Waconia! Just the other day we went out and couldn't catch the fish fast enough! As soon as our line hit the water we had a bite! I bet we caught 50 crappies/bass within an hour! It was so fun! I'm sure your girls would love it! Come on out! smile.gif

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MWard4400

Hi cora11kasia4 !

You might want to check on the DNR web site under Metro fishing. They have many shore and dock fishing areas.

http://www.dnr.state.mn.us

Click on the county you would like to fish in and it will give you all the info on that location.

Mark

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cora11kasia4

Thanks for all your replys. I will for sure take some of the offers up. As for where in the Metro I live that would be in Lino Lakes but I fished at Minnetonka alot last year and really injoyed that. I do plan on going to the Alexandria area this summer. I do not have a boat I have been doing just shore fishing.

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Fishing Queen

Hi there Welcome to one of the best forums around. I would check out the Chisago area lakes for some shorefishing areas for close to home spots. I am more of a panfisher than anything else just ask the guys here. I might be able to take you and your girls this summer if you would like. I fish Tonka all the time so just post a message and I will get ahold of you. I am off on Monday's so if that works for you during the summer let me know luv to take ya'll fishing.

PS hey fellow FMer's haven't heard of any get together yet. I am going home to Ind the 5-7 to 5-16 is there any chance after that to have a get together luv to go fishing with ya'll aagain

Rip Lips

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CrappieMagnet

Anytime FishingQueen!

CM

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slick814

Living in Lino Lakes, there are closer spots to you than the Chisago area, especially if you're looking to fish from shore.
Golden Lake in Circle Pines has some good fishing, not to mention both Centerville and Peltier in Centerville.
If you're looking for some more, head up Lexington Ave. to Coon & Linwood Lakes.
Or, if it's a Saturday afternoon and you've got an hour or two to kill, in early JUne, check out Loch Ness in Blaine (also just off Lexingon, to the north of Wal-Mart *& Cub) It's a DNR kids fishing pond, full of decent sized Crappies.
Good Luck

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Thomas

easy to fish from shore on Rush lake. check out the East Central forum.

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Paul Waldowski

Thomas is right. They are getting panfish on the north end of West Rush. Very easy to fish from shore there. Also if you see me out there feel free to flag me down. Can always use a few more fishing buddies grin.gif

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