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Hey I just moved to New Ulm Minnesota and am in desperate need for some fishing locations.  Does anyone have any recommendations for locations I can fish from shore near New Ulm? 

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Welcome to FM tmryan54.:hello: You might get a better response if you post this in the right Regional Fishing Reports Forum,:2c: South Central? 

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I would move this to the SW forum. Most in that area post there.

 

You can fish the MN river at both the Riverside park and Minecon Park. Never know what you will catch! Also can fish the Cottonwood, where the Poor farm bridge is, by the GM dealer. Sorry local talk there. I grew up in NU, but moved out years ago. 

 

As far as lakes go, both Sleepy Eye and Hanska have some fishing piers. Mostly by the accesses and parks. Go to Runnings bait and they should be able to also help you out. You have picked one of the places in the state with very limited lake fishing!! Lots of cornfields though!  There are the two Clear lakes near by too, but very spotty for fishing. Swan Lake is just a duck lake.  Most people head up to Hutch or east of Mankato. The MN river does have some big eyes in it and isn't fished all that much, so always potential there.

 

Good luck!  

 

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