one of us posted Posts: 3085 | Location: Western Slope Colorado, USA | Registered: 17 August 2001 one of us posted
It's a beautiful area with a number of fishing opportunities nearby. I think it would be perfect for your needs. Good luck!
Posts: 1072 | Location: Land of Lincoln | Registered: 15 June 2004 one of us posted Posts: 836 | Location: Minnesota | Registered: 25 January 2008 one of us posted
If you want to fish by far more than anything else, some of the resorts on lake of the woods are nice, but only a kid would be into swimming there, and then not for long...
You would probably be better off finding a small lake down in the southern half of the state with a more mom and pop operation.
The north will be a lot cooler (so swimming, etc. will be less of an draw) and generally more wild.
Wisconsin tends to be a lot like MN. SoDak will be a lot less options (a lot less water), and if they and their folks are in MN, it would make licenses a heck of a lot cheaper to stay in state.
My folks always took us up to the BWCA for camping and fishing, and that was lots of fun for me and my brother... my sister, as she wasn't into fishing was much less impressed.
Its been so long since I went fishing, I really can't give you specifics now, but for crappies, sunnies, and perch, the southern lakes are better fits than the classic fishing spots that are really more aimed at walleye, northern, muskie, and trout.
Posts: 6360 | Location: Minnesota USA | Registered: 15 June 2007 one of us posted
For mid-summer there's a few options in the Ely, MN area that could be good too, though less developed/more wilderness than the Alex area and a further drive up North.
I gotta say it was the BWCA trips when I was young that helped turn me into a lifelong outdoorsman.
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