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Lake Minnetonka

Lake Minnetonka is a lake located about 16 miles west-southwest of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Lake Minnetonka has about 23 named bays and areas. The lake lies within Hennepin and Carver counties and is surrounded by 13 incorporated municipalities. At 14,528 acres, it is Minnesota’s ninth-largest lake.

Where To Eat

Lord Fletcher's

Lord Fletcher’s is a Lake Minnetonka staple with their huge patio space. They have two bars outside to enjoy the sunshine, occasionally live music, sand volleyball courts, and plenty more entertainment options. This is the closest restaurant to the landing we will be launching out of as well!

Frequent Questions

What kind of fish are in Lake Minnetonka?

Lake Minnetonka is home to a variety of fish species including largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, crappie, bluegill, sunfish, perch northern pike, muskellunge, walleye, and bullhead. Mark specialize in catching these fishes so you’ll be sure that you will have a fun and productive Lake Minnetonka fishing.

Is Lake Minnetonka good for fishing?

Absolutely! Lake Minnetonka is a fantastic fishing destination with its diverse fish population. Enhance your experience by booking a guided trip with Mark Schutz, a seasoned fishing guide, to ensure a successful and enjoyable angling adventure on this renowned Minnesota lake.

Do I need a fishing license for a guided trip?

Yes, everyone who fishes in Minnesota needs a fishing license. Purchase your Minnesota Fishing Licenses HERE (MN DNR website)

When can we go fishing on Lake Minnetonka?

There are fishing seasons in Minnesota. You can fish for crappies, sunnies, and perch year-round. Walleye opener is May 11th along with bass and northern pike fishing.  Musky season starts June 1st.