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Lake Information for Big Marine Lake


Big Marine Lake is a 1,756 acre lake located just outside of Forest Lake, Minnesota. Big Marine Park Reserve is located on the south end of the lake.

Facilities and Parks: 

There are three boat ramps on the lake: on north end of north bay, there is an asphalt lot with 28 parking spaces; on the southeast side of the south bay, there is a dirt lot with 8 parking spaces (shallow launch); and the southwest shore off Lomond Trail North on the site of old Shady Birch Resort.

Fishing Description: 

Big Marine Lake has fishing for walleye, northern pike, bluegills, and largemouth bass.

Fishing Tips, Tactics, How-To info: 

Recent reports have shown higher than normal numbers of northern pike, bluegills, and largemouth bass, but lower than average numbers of walleye.

Largemouth Bass
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Businesses Located Nearby

Bait & Tackle

    Jimmys Bait & Tackle
  • 806 Main St S - Stillwater, MN
  • (651) 430-2554
    Dig'm & Jig'm Bait & Tackle
  • 2307 75th Ave - Osceola, WI
  • (715) 294-3935
    Mike Bait on 8
  • 6596 Lake Blvd - Forest Lake, MN
  • (651) 464-5150

Boat Rental

    Bald Eagle Boat Rental & Bait
  • 4444 129th St N - St Paul, MN
  • (651) 426-0365

Vacation Rental

    Wisconsin Condos - Yellow Lake
  • 1658 Cr-I - Somerset, WI
  • (715) 247-3487
    Camp Kiwanis
  • 15987 Saint Croix Trl N - Marine On St Croix, MN
  • (651) 433-2801

Bar and Restaurant

    Prospects Bar & Restaurant
  • 21050 Ozark Ave N - Scandia, MN
  • (651) 433-1411
    Harbor Bar & Restaurant
  • 517 Owens St N - Stillwater, MN
  • (651) 430-3224

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