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Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in MN.

Kids fishing

Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. Take a kid ice fishing to get them outdoors in winter. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life, and we encourage you to invest the time in Minnesota kids. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort.

Places in Minnesota to take kids fishing

Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing in the North Star State.

Andover
- Club West Pond
- Golden Lake
- Ham Lake
- Moore Lake
- Spring Lake

Eden Prarie
- Ann Lake in Carver
- Courthouse Lake
- Eagle Lake
- Firemans Pond
- Lake Auburn
- Maria Lake
- Piersons Lake
- Swede Lake

Farmington
- City Hall Pond
- LeMay Lake
- Marthaler Lake
- Prairie Ponds
- Rogers Lake
- Sunset Pond
- Thompson Lake
- Wood Park Lake

Minneapolis
- Bryant Lake
- Cedar Lake
- Hiawatha Lake Park
- Lake Calhoun
- Lake of the Isles
- Lake Rebecca
- Powderhorn Lake
- Red Rock Lake Park
- Smetana Lake Park
- Staring Lake Park
- Taft Lake
- Wolfe Lake
- Youth Fishing Pond

Mora
- Ann Lake

St Paul
- Bennett Lake
- Como Lake
- Crosby Lake
- Lake Phalen
- Marydale Park
- Hidden Falls Park

Youngsters with their prized catch


Kids fishing photo

Dana Larson of Nevis, Minnesota with her late season bass caught (and released) on Belle Taine Lake.


Big Minnesota Bass

Big bass = big smiles

Isaac Kern caught this six pound largemouth bass the morning of August 3 on Crow Wing Lake in Minnesota. The fish measured 22 inches in length. He caught his monster on a kids Shamu rod with a floating frog.


This could be your child, grandchild or any kid you took fishing. Take a picture and send it to us. We will happily post it here for them.

Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in MN

1. Make sure that the goal is to have fun. Catching fish is a bonus.

2. Keep it simple. Simple tackle, techniques and locations.

3. Keep the focus on the kids. Be a hero by helping them enjoy the day.

Click here for additional tips to create a successful day of fishing for kids.

Kids, fishing and smiles naturally go together. Take a kid fishing and you just might change the course of their life. Then take pictures and send us one of them holding their prized catch. We will happily post it here.

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