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Lake Minnetonka, MN

Boating, water sports and fishing draw big crowds to the maze of lakes, islands and channels of Lake Minnetonka. This is a popular, 14,000-acre lake in the east-central part of the state, at Minnetonka.

The waters wrapped by over 120 miles of shoreline are inhabited by a wide variety of fish species. Bass, crappie and walleye are at the top of the list, and the lake also has nice populations of sunfish, perch, pike and muskie. The Smithbay Public Boat Ramp is located at Lake Minnetonka Regional Park in the southwest corner of the lake. The Carson Bay Public Boat Ramp and Gray's Bay Boat Ramp are located in the northeast corner of the lake.

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What to fish for...

Fishing for largemouth bass, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, green sunfish, hybrid sunfish, pumpkinseed sunfish, rock bass, yellow perch, muskie, northern pike and tiger muskie at Lake Minnetonka in Minnesota.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Minnetonka

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Largemouth bass Black crappie White Crappie Walleye Bluegill Green Sunfish Hybrid Sunfish Pumpkinseed Sunfish Rock Bass Yellow Perch Muskie Northern Pike Tiger Muskie

Lake Minnetonka Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Fishing Boat Rentals

Howard's Point Marina
Rentals: Fishing boats and pontoon boats
952 474-4464

Metro Lakes Marina & Rentals
Rentals: Bass boats and pontoon boats
952 472-9595

Rockvam Boat Yards
Rentals: Pontoon boats
952 471-9515

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Gray's Bay Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off Bushaway Road, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Maxwell Bay Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off N Shore Drive, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Minnetonka Township Public Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, at the east end of the Minnetonka Blvd Bridge, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

North Arm Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off N Shore Drive, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.

Smithbay Public Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Old County Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Shoreline Drive Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off Shoreline Drive, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Surfside Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Bartlett Blvd, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

West Arm Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, off Shorewood Lane, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with no designated parking.

Marinas

Bean’s Greenwood Marina
21945 Minnetonka Blvd
Excelsior, MN 55331
952 474-7942

Caribbean Marina and Gas Dock
135 Lakeview Ave
Tonka Bay, MN 55331
952 472-2628

Excelsior Marina
687 Excelsior Blvd.
Excelsior, MN 55331
952 767-6917

Lindbo Landing Marina
285 West Point Rd.
Tonka Bay, MN 55331
612 599-1894

Howard's Point Marina
5400 Howards Point Road
Excelsior, MN 55331
952 474-4464

Metro Lakes Marina
4850 Edgewater Drive
Mound, MN 55364
952 472-9595

North Shore Marina Browns Bay
1449 Shoreline Drive
Wayzata, MN 55391
952 471-2628

Rockvam Boat Yards
4068 Sunset Drive
Spring Park, MN 55384
952 471-9515

Shorewood Marina
23500 Smithtown Road
Excelsior, MN 55331
952 474-0292

Tonka Bay Marina
220 Tonka Bay Rd
Tonka Bay MN 55331
952 474-0292

Tonka Bay Marina - Excelsior
701 Minnetonka Blvd
Excelsior, MN 55331-1908
952 474-0292

Click here for a Minnesota Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Baker Campground - 763 694-7662

Lake Auburn Campground - 763 694-1112

Lake Minnetonka MN Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Lake Video

Contact Information

Lake Minnetonka
Lake Minnetonka Regional Park
4610 County Road 44
Minnetrista, MN 55331
763 694-7754

 

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