Sunset Lake


Sunset Lake is located 4 miles northeast of White Bear Lake along County Road 7 (122nd Street N.).

Species Present:

Northern Pike: average abundance, average size.
Largemouth Bass: lower than average abundance, average size.
Bluegill: above average abundance, smaller than average size.
Crappie: average abundance, smaller than average size.
Bullhead species: lower than average abundance, larger than average size.
Yellow Perch: low abundance, small average size.

Boat Access:

There is an un-improved city owned access at the north end of the lake. The access is located at the end of Homestead Drive North and is suitable for carry-in boats only. Anglers also launch small boats of the shoulder of 125th Street N.

Shore Fishing:

Anglers may fish from the shoulder of 125th Street N or from County Road #7. The city of Hugo also has two public areas on the lake the undeveloped access on the end of Homestead Drive North and a local playground located off Ingersoll Ave. Fishing from shore on this lake may be limited by overhanging trees or heavy growth of aquatic vegetation.

Exotic Species Alert:

This lake contains Eurasian water milfoil. Remove all vegetation from your boat, trailer and other boating equipment before leaving the lake.

Management Plans:

  1. Re-survey/population assessment as needed, if staff are available.
  2. Consider applications to stock fish by private parties.
  3. Monitor winter oxygen levels and winter aeration system as needed.


Sunset Lake is stocked an aerated by the lake association under permits issued by the DNR. Public assess to this lake is undeveloped and challenging to use.

Fish population data is very dated and may not be accurate.

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