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Minnesota Fishing

Enjoy Fishing in Minnesota

Minnesota fishing Fishing in Minnesota is enjoyed by thousands in the state’s lakes and rivers, state parks and public piers. These fishing spots have ensured the nurturing and preservation of the continued existence of a diverse fish species, both native North American breeds and exotic breeds in addition to hybrid species.

Fishing is a revered sport all around Minnesota, which has fishermen flocking to the state during summer when fishing is extensively one of the recreation activities taken up by vacationers.

Fishing is done during other seasons of the year as well, in fall, spring and ice fishing during winter. Minnesota lakes are extensive, covering thousands of acres of water and thus providing broad areas for fishing. Amateurs as well as experienced fishermen have been indulging in this exciting sport in Minnesota hundreds of years, making it one of the country’s biggest fishing destinations.

There is a wide variety of fish species in Minnesota lakes and rivers, the most popular being the walleye. Being the most popular consequently makes it the most prized fish in Minnesota and especially considering that it is said to be the tastiest game fish. There are certain lakes that are famous for walleye, which include Cannon Lake, White Bear Lake, Waverly Lake, Wild Rice Lake, Lake Vermilion and Stony Lake among others all around the state. Northern pike is another fish found all over Minnesota waters as are crappies and sunfish. Perch, salmon, pan fish, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass and muskellunge also add to the wide variety of fish types in the state.

Minnesota food fishingMinnesota has as many resorts as there are lakes, and they have fishing as one of the recreation activities for visitors. These resorts give visitors the most exciting fishing expeditions. Depending on the type of fish you want to catch, you should choose resorts located where the fish is found.

These resorts have ultra modern facilities including various accommodation options that include cabins, villas and vacation homes in addition to condos, inns and suites.

Fishing camps in Minnesota can also be found all around the state. Some of the camps are exclusively for fishing while others offer other recreational activities as well. You will find camps specifically designed for children and others for mainly adults. There are also family camps ideal for a family getaway during which the entire family can spend time together fishing as they enjoy the serene surroundings of the Minnesota waters.

Religious people can on the other hand opt for Christian fishing camps in Minnesota that offer fishing together with religious sessions throughout your stay at the camp. There are Christian fishing camps for both children and adults.

Public piers provide a quiet and solitary fishing experience where you can sit by the pier and take your time to reel-in fish. In all fishing destinations from camps to resorts and state parks, boat rental services are available. These destinations may vary in price and the amenities available so fishing enthusiasts can choose the fishing destinations that fit their budget. Besides the common hook and line fishing, Minnesota offers a different experience of spearfishing, a practice common mostly in north Minnesota. For the latest fishing gear, anglers can attend boat shows held usually in summer months, where such gear is showcased and sold.

You will be required to make your reservations in advance for whichever fishing destination you choose. Online booking is available to ensure that you secure your fishing vacation before all the available space is fished.

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