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Detroit Lakes, MNFishing Tips | Ranking: 9.25 | Member Section
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If you are looking for lakes, the Detroit Lakes area has plenty.  With over 400 lakes within 25 miles of Detroit Lakes, there is plenty of outdoor recreation for friends and family.  The accommodations in Detroit Lakes give you plenty of options with many campgrounds, hotels and motels, resorts and more.

Fishing Tips

Make sure you bring your fishing rods.  With all of the lakes, there are plenty of fishing opportunities for you.  Walleye, northern pike and bass are the dominant species in most area lakes.  Muskie, trout, perch, crappie and other panfish inhabit these waters as well.  Take a look at our Detroit Lakes Fishing Tips page for more fishing information.

line-3See How It Ranks

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota Points Points Possible
Ability to catch a lot of fish 1.75 2
Ability to catch trophy fish 1.5 2
Good for multiple species of fish 1 1
Guides & Charters available 1 1
Scenic 1 1
Quality lodging options 1 1
Dining options 1 1
Area businesses relating to boat storage, rentals, repair, etc. 1 1
Positive Score 9.25
Overly Crowded 0 Minus 1
Overly Expensive 0 Minus 1
Negative Score 0
Total Score 9.25
Highest Score Possible 10

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