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Sergeant Slabber

I'm just getting into this game. I've got myself all set up with a new rod, reel and some mean looking tackle. Just wondering from you musky maniacs out there, where would be some places to try around the metro that I would have a descent chance of working a hog?

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The first part of the list is Lakes with Pure strain muskies, and the second part is Lakes with Tiger muskies.

Lake County Nearest Town Acres
Eagle Hennepin Osseo 291
Harriet Hennepin Minneapolis 344
Independence Hennepin Maple Plain 844
Minnetonka Hennepin Wayzata 14,004
Rebecca Hennepin Rockford 254
Bald Eagle Ramsey White Bear Lake 1,051
Owasso Ramsey Roseville 349
Forest Washington Forest Lake 2,251
White Bear Washington White Bear 2,416

Eagle Carver Young America 233
Pierson Carver Victoria 235
Wasserman Carver Victoria 153
Crystal Dakota Burnsville 280
Orchard Dakota Lakeville 250
Rebecca Dakota Hastings 77
Bryant Hennepin Hopkins 161
Bush Hennepin Bloomington 172
Calhoun Hennepin Minneapolis 401
Cedar Hennepin Minneapolis 169
Crystal Hennepin Robbinsdale 78
Hyland Hennepin Bloomington 84
Lake of the Isles Hennepin Minneapolis 109
Nokomis Hennepin Minneapolis 204
Round Hennepin Eden Prairie 33
Weaver Hennepin Maple Grove 149
Gervais Ramsey Little Canada 234
Island Ramsey Shoreview 60
Johanna Ramsey Arden Hills 200
Phalen Ramsey St. Paul 198
Silver Ramsey North St. Paul 72
Clear Washington Forest Lake 424
Elmo Washington Lake Elmo 212

Now choose a few lakes from list, maybe ones closer to your home, and hit them hard. Hitting a lake once or twice then moving on to a different lake will only leave you frustrated, you never figure out how to pattern the fish on these lakes without putting some time in. My personal Favs are Bald Eagle, White Bear, and Forest lakes.

Good Luck year and ask all the question you can think up...


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I would say the same as RU

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That's some great information! Thanks for taking the time to type all that in. I too am just begining in the hunt for muskies. Great work....thank you smile.gif

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Thanks for the list RuKidding, I was wondering the same thing myself. My question at this time is, what's the number at the end of each listing?

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You're welcome guys.

Lost, the number at the end is the amount of Acres the lake is.


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