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Kids Fishing In Minnesota

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. 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.

- 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

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

- 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

- Ann Lake

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

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.

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Kids fishing photo

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 on our MN kids fishing photos page.

See tips, ideas and instructions for taking kids fishing.

Kids fishing locations and information, by state.


Help us identify other youth fishing spots in MN.

If you are aware of a great place to take kids fishing in your area, please let us know. We can add it to our list. Every kid that catches a fish there will appreciate the fact that you made the effort.

Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in Minnesota.