Pine Mountain Lake is a 1,567 acre lake located on the west side of Backus, MN. There is a public access located in a city park on the east shore of the lake. Pine Lake is a very good lake for walleye and northern pike. There are some nice-sized northern pike here too. For bass anglers, largemouth bass are available. Panfish include bluegill, crappie, rock bass and perch.