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Hey all,

I am relatively new to fishing the metro area. I am also a volunteer Big Brother for a young guy here. He wants to go fishing for the first time. I don't have a boat here so I want to take him to a lake with a pier/dock that we can fish from. Any suggestion on some lake we could go to in the Plymouth/West side of the metro area to catch some crappies or sunnies? Thanks

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i'd try Medicine lake on 169 in Plymouth. Great lake. I'd start at French park and try off the canals and stuff for crappies and sunnies. I always have a blast there plus bonus pikes too. Also is a park on the west side? i believe. Has a dock there that you can fish off of. Its not to hard to run into some 'tato chip sunnies. If you're really up to it...id suggest Minnetonka too. Anywhere on that lake is awesome. Good luck out there!

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I would alos try some of the docks around Minnetonka. Maxwell Bay has a nice fish pier. You can also catch some panfish from shore by the access on North Arm.

Medicine is a good choice, like mentioned...

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