Sunset Lake is located 4 miles northeast of White Bear Lake along County Road 7 (122nd Street N.).
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.
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 may fish from the shoulder of 122th Street N.(County Road #7). The city of Hugo also has an undeveloped access on the end of Homestead Drive North. 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.
- Re-survey/population assessment as needed, if staff are available.
- Consider applications to stock fish by private parties.
- Monitor winter oxygen levels as needed.
Public assess to this lake is undeveloped and challenging to use. The lake suffered a partial winterkill in 2013-2014, so the numbers of some fish species present may be reduced.
Fish population data is very dated and does not reflect the current population.