Featured Fishing Spot

Lake George - Stearns County

September 2010

Location: St. Cloud, MN - Lake George Municipal Complex, near the corner of Hwy 23 and 9th Ave. South

Species present: sunfish, koi; bullheads & catfish in the evening

Lake George Fishing Platform

Maximum Depth: 32 feet

Fishing Pier: Large platform with a railing and several other platforms all around the lake

Wheelchair access: Yes

Bus Stop: Unknown

Park entrance fee: No

Restrooms: Yes - very nice, running water and AC

Parking: Parking lot and street parking

Picnic: Yes with 3-4 tables and several benches and smaller tables throughout the park

Lake George Fishing Platform

Grills: No

Playground: Yes

Other activities: Paved walking paths, swimming beach, rental equipment, sports courts

Agency: Lake George Municipal Complex - St. Cloud Division of Parks and RecreationThis link leads to an external site.

Comments: The reviewer used simple hook, sinker & bobber rigs for fishing with youth. Night crawlers worked well for bait.

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