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Hayes has left. Lunkers/ B&D is gone. Where can i get minnows in SW minneapolis? Thinking of opening up my own bait shop since everyone has moved out to the suburbs...

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Go a little further south to Gander Mt in bloomington off 35W and 98th, or off I394 and Penn ave to the mobil station ( dont remember name off hand,it's 3 blocks north of 394) but they have had minnows, they just got new tanks so I dont know if they have everything yet.


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Try keeping a cooler with an aerator in the basement or garage. I've been able to keep minnows for up to 2 weeks this way as long as the water is kept cool, aerated & changed regularly. I live in the SW Mpls. area & it's a hassle to get bait these days, especially for those last minute trips after work. For now I've been getting bait at the Spur in Bloomington, Wayzata Bait & wherever else I happen to be traveling. Minnehaha Creek can be a good source of bait if you're willing to catch your own. I catch suckers & creek chubs for flathead catfishing throughout the summer. I've also netted a variety of minnows over the years. Free bait! Catching bait can be lots of fun. Vern

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