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ShadrapMan

Hey can anyone recommend a good baitshop near Mankato?

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Scott K

Bobber shop in Mankato

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KTapper

Reel Fishing Outfitters in Madison Lake its just outside of Mankato.

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kstruck

Both are good, family run businesses with plenty of gear. My vote goes to them. Gander Mountain and Scheel's in kato also have bait, but prices are pretty much the same and I always like to go with the local bait shops.

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KTapper

Agreed I really like going to both of those bait shops. Reel Fishing is on the way to my cabin so its convenient for me. Plus they have the after hours bait which is really a good thing if its late and yourout of minnows. I have used this once. Thanks Reel Fishing Outfitters!

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harvey lee

Bobber Shoppe has a good selection . You also have Hermie's Bait & tackle by St Peter. Mankato has Gander also.

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Jesse Drummer

I would recommend Rfo in madison lake! Every time I use the "after hours" bait at rfo I always leave a 5 in the box. Hey , someone has to pay for the gas in the Ranger right? smile

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BK19

there is also a new bait shop on the road across the highway from hermies(the ottawa road that goes to lesueur)i dont know the name of it though

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harvey lee

Thanks BK19.

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Jesse Drummer

harvey,i love your photo shopped avitar! lol smile

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harvey lee

Yes, it took alot of work to make them that fat. It would have been easier to just catch a few larger ones.

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BK19

i found the name its "walts hook line and sinker"

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Dave S

there is also a new bait shop on the road across the highway from hermies(the ottawa road that goes to lesueur)i dont know the name of it though

I don't recall the name either, but if you're heading east on 99 from St. Peter, turn left before you head up the hill. The bait shop will be about 1/4 mile down the road on your right. Small place so don't blink or you'll miss it.

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Dave S

Thanks Bill.

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Cold_blood

there is also winklers bait on 3rd ave in mankato sry not sure if its still open

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Team Otter

there is also a new bait shop on the road across the highway from hermies(the ottawa road that goes to lesueur)i dont know the name of it though

Have you stopped there?

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Laska

Reel Fishing Outfitters in Madison Lake its just outside of Mankato.

Id agree, love that bait shop....

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Jesse Drummer

kathy winkelers on 3rd ave is open !

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Jesse Drummer

Yes, it took alot of work to make them that fat. It would have been easier to just catch a few larger ones.

Those fish have to be fake! I have seen you in person and you are not a small person! those perch you are holding have to be atleast 24+ inches!

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DTro

Originally Posted By: harvey lee
Yes, it took alot of work to make them that fat. It would have been easier to just catch a few larger ones.

Those fish have to be fake! I have seen you in person and you are not a small person! those perch you are holding have to be atleast 24+ inches!

Nope, they were only 15, and I took that picture. As real as it gets.

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Reid G

Originally Posted By: BK19
there is also a new bait shop on the road across the highway from hermies(the ottawa road that goes to lesueur)i dont know the name of it though

Have you stopped there?

It's actually very nice. Talk to Walt.

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hawkeye43

I thought harvey lee may have shrunk alittle since the last time I saw him. winkblush

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harvey lee

I wish Ken.

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Team Otter

Originally Posted By: Team Otter
Originally Posted By: BK19
there is also a new bait shop on the road across the highway from hermies(the ottawa road that goes to lesueur)i dont know the name of it though

Have you stopped there?

It's actually very nice. Talk to Walt.

Good to know. Thanks Reid G.

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Scott Stein

there is also a new bait shop on the road across the highway from hermies(the ottawa road that goes to lesueur)i dont know the name of it though

Walts Hook Line and Sinker

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