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cake_eater23

Any suggestions for places to fish near Edina, SW Suburbs?

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cake_eater23

Can anyone suggest some good places around the Edina/SW area to fish? I live in Rochester but grew up in Edina but never really got into fishing until I moved. I have tried Fort Snelling Park on 494, but dont know any other places to try. Thanks

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mtreno

cake eater - i love it - i am a fellow cake eater as well. what class? no of the bass pond by the high school?????? i could keep ya going all day with fishin spots in that area what are you looking to catch?

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cake_eater23

Class of 1999,yourself? My house is over by the highschool, but I have never heard of the Bass Pond, where is it? Looking for pretty much anything really. There is a huge addition to the high school, not sure if u have seen it, but its crazy.

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mtreno

class of 97 myself - ha i have herd of addition. not seen it myself yet..... the bass pond is great! so small you would never guess there is anything in there. the story goes on of the homeowers on it is a major rep for rapala and has the lake stocked with bass. anyway i dont think there is anyway to get to it without tresspassing nor do i think anyone would be happy if i gave you directions on here. but if you want to leave your email i will be happy to let you in on it.

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cake_eater23

After thinking about it, I believe I know what you are refering to. Does this pond connect to the 9mile creek? If so my buddy's parents live right back there and I have actually fished that before then. I'm trying to recall the names of any seniors that I knew when I was a soph. but cant.

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fishingsfinest

cake_eater23...i'm also a class of 99. that addition is crazy huge...the bass pond is back in the indian hills neighborhood area.

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cake_eater23

Class of 99' huh? Were u at the 5yr. reunion? Hey whats your name, wonder if I know you? This is Andy Davidson. Thanks for the info regarding the bass pond. Over by the HS. there is not really a pond, but an area which forms a pond from 9mile creek and there were fish in there I know.

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mtreno

Indian Hills is right by the high school. i never said next door or anything. before i could drive we used to skip class and walk there.

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Lunker

I've lived in south minneaplis and then edina pretty much all my life, there is a lot of fishing close by. The Minnesota(i like the black dog area) and Mississippi(pool 2) River's are both within a short drive. The MPLS chain of lakes(calhoun, harriet, cedar, isles,nokomis, hiawatha, the minnehaha creek) isn't too far either. A short drive to eden praire will put you in around a lot of good smaller lakes(riley,staring,mitchell,round,etc etc, looking at a map and then checking the dnr site is a good way to check out these type of lakes). And then Bloomington's got a few(bush,normandale,hyland). There are also some smaller lakes/kids ponds like cornelia and taft if you've tykes to take along. There is a lot of fishing to be had in the area.

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