How many fish do you think our 10,000 lakes hold?
Image by Tom Dunn Photography
Need some fodder for a new fish tale? Head to one of the many lakes, streams, rivers and ponds in the Twin Cities and cast your line. Whether you’re angling for a particular gilled guppy (our lakes are known for walleye) or enjoying some casual catch and release, you are sure to enjoy a day of fishing in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.
Many lakes in the Twin Cities have public access slips where you can easily launch your boat and get out on the water for a day of fishing.
With a zoo, gardens, pool, picnic areas, athletic fields and much more, Como Regional Park in St. Paul is one of the best places to play this summer.
In spite of shallow waters, Minnesota's lakes are a treasure trove of indigenous fish.
Looking for a place to practice your 10 o’clock cast? The Twin Cities have plenty of lakes and rivers that are perfect destinations for fly-fishing.
Visit Jay Cooke State Park, Minnesota's seventh largest park for more than 50 trails of hiking, gorgeous views of the St. Louis River and more.
Grab a meal or have a picnic on the banks of this picturesque lake, known for its walleye fishing.