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good lakes in the area

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hey all well it looks like i will be living in anoka by the end of the month anyone tell me if there are any good walleye lakes aroung that area and any other lakes that are over all good fishing lakes my boys love to fish and a good bass/northern lake would bo good as well thanks alot

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Coon Lake is loaded with northerns, some big ones too. Bass fishing is pretty good there too. Since your in Anoka, fish the rum or mississippi and you'll get plenty of smallmouths. That's probably about your best bet for walleyes in the immediate area too.

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thanks for the reply are the rivers okay for a boat around the area

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Depends on the size of your boat/motor? The rum is definitely small boats/canoes only. The mississippi in that area is unpredictable because there's shallow rocky shoals everywhere. During normal water levels it should be ok for a bigger boat though, just keep it slow.

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