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Pike Lake (NB)

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Lost

If weather permits, there's a couple of us planning on checking out Pike Lake this Sunday. Anybody else interested in going? We're planning on 2pm. Again, this is WEATHER PERMITTING.

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huskiesplayer15

what is that lake connected to? Medicine right? I was hoping to get a report back from a few guys on fishing French Park, but if those fall through I would be game.
Best Fishes
Chris

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huskies

i was at french park tonight and there where a few sunnies and i think i saw one crappie caught so not to much but its starting

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Lost

This is in New Brighton off of 694. There's directions in the "Long Lake (N/B)" postings.

It's not too far from Long Lake.

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baswacker

Pike lake is connected to Eagle lake they are located just off of Hwy 169 and 63rd ave North
Tight lines all Basswacker

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mnwild

Hey Lost,
If you go to Pike, another spot to try fishing is right in from of the main sewer there is a sandbar, you have to walk throught the woods to get access to it. Usually kids will made a bridge from shore to the bar but if you are wearing sandles the water is only about 6" deep. There are numerous spots down the path more that you are able to fish also. If you are going there Sunday maybe I will swing by and see if your having any luck.

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Lost

Baswacker, I'm talking about the Pike Lake between Long Lake Rd and Silver Lake Rd in New Brighton. Trust me, it's there. I looked it up on Mapquest.

[This message has been edited by Lost (edited 04-15-2004).]

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baswacker

Sorry I thought you were LOST!!!
Just kidding .I hope you catch lots and lots .I was out on Tonka today after work and it was ok I caught about 30 or 40 crappies but not alot of size like in past years.Oh well better catchin than not!
the wind really kicked up so I got tired of being in it.so I left and gave my catch to a couple of fellas I met at the dock as I was leavin
Tight lines all.
Remember hook sets are free use them often!!!
Basswacker

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Mr Special

Went to Medicine today after work.
The French Park area at the canoe docks are putting out some crappies and sunnies. Most of the fish are small, but you can pick through them and make a meal.

But today I took the boat out and fish most of the northern parts of the lake. Man, was that wind strong. Didn't really get into some fish until I fished the back channels leading to French Park. Between the two of us we caught about 40 sunnies and most where pretty good size, some even in the 9" range. Kept some for the fry pan. Only managed 3 crappies and only 1 was nice about 10". Oh, also caught 2 more dogfish "which makes 4 for the yr already" not sure if that's a good sign, but good fights and had something break me off.

All the fish today were in about 2.3'-5' of water and most came on a white flu flu or white tub jig, tip with either a wax worm or BioBait from Catch-N-Tackle green crawler.

Hope this helps and good luck

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Lost

LOL Baswacker. Normally I am but not this time. I still would need directions to get to most lakes here in the metro area. I hardly know where a lot of the smaller cities and towns are. Obviously I don't get out much.

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fishin789

where do you access pike lake?
i was driving around there last year and it looked all land locked.

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Lost

Pike Lake (in New Brighton) has no public boat access. You can get to it by foot by following a park trail that goes along 694, parking either in the church parking lot (Long Lake Rd) or following Pike Lake Rd (the service rd) off of Silver Lake Rd just up until it starts to curve north.

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