This 223 acre lake in Maple Grove, Hennepin County MN boasts a maximum depth of 48 feet and a littoral area of about 45 acres. Milfoil is present in this lake and it gets a little green in late summer; water clarity is 2.7 feet. Due to a lack of dissolved oxygen at deeper levels, the fish stay above 13 feet during late summer.
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For a metro lake, Fish Lake offers some fairly good fishing. The largemouths aren’t especially huge, but they are abundant. If you want to catch some, use some black plastic worms on the northeast end of the lake. You can also catch northern pike by using spoons along the weed opening. The black crappie in this lake are below average in numbers, but above average in size. Fish found in lesser numbers are bowfin, brown bullheads, pumpkinseed sunfish, and hybrid sunfish.
Fish Lake Homes
If you are looking for a lake home but don’t want to have a long commute to the Twin Cities MN metro area, Fish Lake is the place to be. However, if you find lakeshore property that you like, do not dawdle; there are only five single family homes for sale on this lake at this time. According to the Northstar Regional Maple Grove MN statistics, the average asking price is 849,717. The lowest price home on the lake is completely renovated and enjoys a small acreage lot. Most of the properties on the lake were built in the late 1960’s but have been updated with amenities like granite countertops, media rooms, and updated decorating. Most have relatively level lake lots with about 100ft or so of shoreline.
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