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Where can I fish from shore?

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I do not own a boat and was wondering some good spots to fish from shore or dock that I can get some good panfish or walleyes. Any help would be appreciated.

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There's a couple channels on the Whitefish chain where the walleye fishing can be pretty good. In Crosslake there's a bridge, and by the Wharf restaraunt there's a bridge. There's a ton of current by the Wharf right now which I think might hold some fish for a while.

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Around Gull Lake there is some decent shore fishing around the channels and bridges. This can be pretty good fishing.

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I am also interested in areas for shore fishing? Any suggesting would be helpful. Thanks

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Bar Harbor docks across from Zorbaz on Gull

French Rapids on the river out by airport

Kiwanis Park dock & you can go down further in park

river access behind cemetery

walk in access down executive acres rd.

rice lake res.

crow wing bridge

There is also info on mn dnr website: "Fishing piers & shorefishing sites"

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Copied this off of the dnr website:

Crow Wing Boom Lake pier In Brainerd, in Kiwanis Park, at the E end of the College Drive Bridge.

Crow Wing Green's Point platform From Brainerd, 4 mi N on Hwy 25, then 3 mi E on Executive Acres Rd at end of Rd.

Crow Wing Mississippi River pier In Brainerd, the pier is at the E end of College Drive Bridge by Kiwanis Park.

Crow Wing Mississippi River platform Ft. Ripley Landing, N of Ft. Ripley, take Hwy. 371 N 1 mi., then W on access rd.

Crow Wing Pennington Pit platform In Ironton, 0.5 mi N of Hwy 210 on Co Rd 30, then 0.5 mi W. Park in water access lot.

Crow Wing Pine River platform In Cross Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers Coulter Recreation Area, on Hwy. 3, just below the dam.

Crow Wing Rice Lake Reservoir pier In Brainerd's Lum Park, on the city's NE end, off Hwy 210, pier near the S tip of the lake.

Crow Wing Ruth Lake pier In Emily, 0.5 mi E of Hwy 6 on Mill Road. Park in water access lot.

Crow Wing Serpent Lake pier In Crosby, 3 blocks E of Hwy 210, on N shore of the lake's W end.

Crow Wing South Long Lake pier 8 mi S of Brainerd on Hwy 25. S shore of lake.

Crow Wing Whipple Lake pier In Baxter, from Hwy 210 & 371, go W 2.5 mi on Hwy 210, then N 1.5 mi on Memorywood Drive, then W 0.5 mi on Clearwater Rd. Park in water access parking lot.

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