Linwood Lake


Linwood Lake is located west of Wyoming, Minnesota in Linwood, Anoka County. 

Species Abundance:

Walleyeaverage abundance, above average size.
Northern Pikeaverage abundance, average size, but some larger pike are present.
Largemouth Bass:below average abundance, average size.
Bluegill: average abundance, average size.
Crappie:above average abundance, smaller than average size.
Bullhead species:average abundance, average size.
Yellow Perch:average abundance, small average size.


Boat Access:

The boat access to this lake is located within Linwood-Island-Martin Regional Park operated by Anoka County. Travel west from Wyoming on County Road 22 (Viking Blvd) just over 5 miles. The road to the public access will be on the left (south). 

Shore Fishing:

Shore anglers are limited to fishing from the jetties at the boat launch on this lake. Much of the shoreline is in public ownership, but dense woods and wet areas limit access and restrict fishing opportunities. 

Management Plans:

  1. Fisheries standard lake survey in 2021.
  2. Stock 475,000 Walleye fry annually. 

Aquatic Invasive Species Alert:

This lake contains Eurasian watermilfoil. Remove any visible plants from your boat, trailer, or other boating equipment before leaving the lake. 


Northern Pike provide the best angling opportunities in this lake. They are plentiful, with large fish present. Walleye are present, but in low numbers. Bluegill and Crappie are common, but tend to be smaller than most anglers would keep. 

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