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NorthMNdrifter

Bemidji Area Trout

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NorthMNdrifter

Is there such a thing? confused.gif I'm an avid trout fisherman that recently moved to Bemidji and was wondering if there's any lakes in the area that support trout....Lake trout or stream trout lakes... In fact, I just did a trip over to the arrowhead with some friends and we ended up with 40 trout grin.gif.... mix of splake and rainbows... great time... hoping to find something around here... confused.gif

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Eckie

The only trout lakes I'm aware of are Newman Lake, located near the west side of Plantagenet. Long Lake, tho near Bagley, is another one. Come to think of it, I also know there is another one north of Bemidji on the Scenic Highway, but can't think of the name of it. Hopefully someone will chime in and help me out with that...

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musky_tail05

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another one north of Bemidji on the Scenic Highway


You mean Benjamin Lake by Rabideau?

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Fish Slayer

Check the regulations Im pretty sure you cant ice fish the trout lakes around Bemidji.

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Eckie

Muskie Tail -

Benjamin....that's the one I was thinking of.

Thanks...

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NorthMNdrifter

I think your right on the ice regs... frown.gifI remember looking up Benjamin and it said that you can't fish it in the winter...

Oh well.... looks like I'll have to head to the Rapids area for a local fix of trout... grin.gif some pretty good lakes over there that don't get fished much...

Thanks for the posts... grin.gif

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Chris Haley

Long lake is the only in the area that is legal to fish in the winter.

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Matt Breuer

There are numerous trout lakes that are legal in the area (within 40 miles). Basically anything you can find outside of Beltrami Co.. Check the DNR website for designated trout lakes and streams and go from there. Look to the Grand Rapids area as well as the Park Rapids area. There are quite a few of them if you hunt them out.

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Chris Haley

Oh, I'm sorry. I thought he asked about the Bemidji area.

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Northdrifter

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Oh well.... looks like I'll have to head to the Rapids area for a local fix of trout...
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some pretty good lakes over there that don't get fished much...

Thanks for the posts...
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Again...thanks for the tips....and yes I do fish the Grand Rapids area quite regularly... and do quite well...

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Write-Outdoor

So the Nisswa/Brainerd Lakes ares is hardly part of the Bemidji area, but if you want a high-quality trout stream in the area you can't go wrong with Stony Brook or Cory Brook both in the town of LakeShore between Pequot Lakes and Nisswa. Take the CR 29 turn off 371 and head west a few miles. If you want more information and directions send me an e-mail. I'd be glad to give better directions and give some tips.

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