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beaver lake..east side st.paul


fins&feathers

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this question is for the kid next door to me, has anyone been on beaver.

he doesnt drive yet, but its walking distance. any info would be great....good luck

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For a little kid, Beaver Lake will be heaven. There are massive little sunnies and crappies in that lake. He will have action like crazy. There might be a northern or bass thrown in the mix. Beaver is a pretty shallow lake its about 6-8 ft everywhere.

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fins&feathers,

I drive by Beaver everyday on my way to work and from what I've noticed the last few years is that the ice fishermen tend to fish just off the fishing pier on the west side. They tend to be be more to the right of the pier,hope this helps.

Dante Zuk

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And this is what the DNR has to say about Beaver:)

Beaver Lake is a small, shallow lake in St. Paul, east of Century Avenue on Stillwater Avenue. There is a park on the west shore with shore and pier fishing. Current fisheries management consists of winter aeration and stocking of channel catfish and yellow perch on an annual basis. Bluegill are stocked as needed.

Black crappie were the most abundant fish caught during this assessment. Most were small, with only 3.1% over 8 inches long. Bluegill and pumpkinseed sunfish were present in average numbers with one-third of the fish over 6 inches long. Yellow perch were caught in above average numbers, but below historic levels for this lake. Less than one-fifth of the fish were 8 inches long or longer.

Black bullhead numbers were the lowest ever for this lake. One-fifth of the fish were at least 10 inches long. Brown bullhead were present in average numbers with over half of the fish at least 10 inches long.

Northern pike were caught in this lake for the first time since 1976. Numbers were above average with several fish over 25 inches long. Largemouth bass were sampled in average numbers. A variety of sizes and ages were present, with the largest measuring 17.17 inches long. Channel catfish were captured for the first time from this lake, with fish measuring 11.57-17.83 inches long.

Golden shiner were abundant with all fish sampled measuring 6-9 inches.

Dante Z

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