Central Minnesota Fishing

Central Minnesota Fishing Map

Central Minnesota is a region that is located just northwest of Minneapolis and St. Cloud. It is the perfect vacation spot with ample places for water skiing, fishing and boating. This area is especially popular for fishing since there are numerous family resorts that are located along the shores of the lakes.

One of the more popular spots for Central Minnesota fishing is Mille Lacs Lake. The lake is located in Isle, just a short 30 minute drive from Brainerd, MN. The lake has something for each member of the family to enjoy. The lake is well known for its variety of species of fish including black crappie, walleye, tullibee, northern pike, burbot, muskie, largemouth bass, jumbo perch and smallmouth bass. The depth of the lake is 42 feet at its deepest point. Mille Lacs fishing is not just popular in the summer but ice fishing is a huge sport in the wintertime as well. Mille Lacs Lake fishing report can keep you up-to-date on current fishing conditions at the lake.

Partly Cloudy
Saturday 04/29/2017 10%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 54F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of Rain
Sunday 04/30/2017 60%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy in the morning, then off and on rain showers during the afternoon hours. High around 50F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Snow
Monday 05/01/2017 100%
Snow
Periods of snow. Temps nearly steady in the mid to upper 30s. Winds NNE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 100%. 3 to 5 inches of snow expected.

Brainerd is located in Crow Wing County and is one of the largest cities in Central Minnesota. The Brainerd lakes area is also a popular tourist destination with its wide variety of activities to do for the whole family. The area offers golf courses, water parks, amusements parks and of course, fishing. Brainerd Lakes fishing includes two hot spots for fishing which are Round Lake and North Long Lake. Round Lake has a wide range of fish including species such as bluegill, yellow perch, green sunfish and black crappie. North Long Lake sees many specifies of fish like walleye, northern pike, hybrid sunfish, rock bass and largemouth bass.

Lake Carlos is another common fishing spot that is located near Alexandria MN. It is located within Carlos State Park and is home to walleye, northern pike and bluegill. Other popular spots in the area are Lake Mary and Lake Le Homme Dieu.

Fergus Falls MN has some great places to fish as well. Check out Fish Lake which is popular for crappie, walleye, northern pike and sunfish.