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Lake Minnetonka is a 14,528-acre lake that is fairly close to Minneapolis.  The lake is only about 15 to 25 miles away from Minneapolis, depending on what part of the lake you drive to.  The lake is an irregular shape with numerous bays and islands, which helps make up around 125 miles of shoreline.

Fishing Tips

Lake Minnetonka is known for its tremendous largemouth bass fishery.  You can also catch northern pike, walleye, smallmouth bass, muskie and panfish.  Take a look at our Lake Minnetonka Fishing Tips page for more fishing information.

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Lake Minnetonka Points Points Possible
Ability to catch a lot of fish 1 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 0.75 1
Dining options 1 1
Area businesses relating to boat storage, rentals, repair, etc. 1 1
Positive Score 8.25
Overly Crowded 0 Minus 1
Overly Expensive 0 Minus 1
Negative Score 0
Total Score 8.25
Highest Score Possible 10

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