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Mcrae

Shore/Dock Fishing-Rochester Area?

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Hello...I am new to the Rochester, MN. area (moved from Colorado)and I am looking for some good areas to fish from the shore/dock?

Also, is fishing allowed out of the main river that runs through Rochester? (Within City Limits) I have not been able to find any regulations for this.

Thanks...

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foster-arend is a good place to shore fish

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Thanks...I will check into that one. What is the main fish people are going for out there? What do they use?

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trout, since the season there is open year round. check out the special regs on that lake before fishing though. people also target bass and panfish in foster's as well.

The locals on this forum should be able to help you out finding other spots around Roch. to shorefish....

Good Luck!

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County road 68 (Wabasha county) has a number of places to pull over and fish the Zumbro River. The road goes from Zumbro Falls to Hammond. Smallies are the fish to target right now. But there are walleyes and northerns in there too. Plus every rough fish you can think of.

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Mcrae,

Welcome to FM and HotSpotOutdoors.com

If you haven't already, take a peek in the Rochester forum. We talk about shore fishing in there about every day.

Rochester Forum

The river that runs through town can be fished in any adjacent public park (there's several), but may not be fished from private land. You might get a better response if you post this in the Roch forum as well.

Foster Arends, Willow Creek, Silver Lake, Chester Woods, Lake Zumbro are all decent fisheries and all have public docks to fish off of.

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Okay...Thanks for the information.

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Also, find someone who lives on lake George and can let you in there. Its the lake right off of the Zumbro and highway 52, by the Think credit union. Its usually pretty good. Private but pretty good. Otherwise get out of town a little ways, there are some great trout streams in that part of the state, well worth the drive.

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