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Knife Lake

Kanabec County, Minnesota
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Knife Lake, Minnesota
Knife Lake in Kanabec County, Minnesota is a beautiful and serene lake located in the heart of the state. It is a popular destination for fishing, camping, and other outdoor activities. The lake is surrounded by lush forests and rolling hills, making it a great spot for a peaceful getaway.

The lake covers an area of approximately 1,259 acres and has a maximum depth of around 15 feet. The lake is fed by several streams and is part of the Snake River watershed.

Knife Lake is a popular destination for anglers, as it is known for its excellent fishing. The lake is stocked with walleye, northern pike, and largemouth bass, and anglers can also find panfish, crappie, and bluegill. The lake also has a public access point, providing easy access for boaters and anglers.

The lake is also a great spot for camping. There are several campgrounds located around the lake, offering a variety of amenities. Campers can enjoy swimming, boating, and fishing, as well as hiking and biking trails. There are also several cabins available for rent, making it a great spot for a family vacation.

Knife Lake is a great spot for a peaceful getaway. Whether you’re looking for a fishing trip, a camping trip, or just a relaxing weekend away, Knife Lake is the perfect spot. With its beautiful scenery and excellent fishing, it’s no wonder why Knife Lake is such a popular destination.

How big is Knife Lake?
Knife Lake is approximately 1,259 sq acres (5 sq km) in size with 18 miles (29.3 km) of shoreline.
How deep is Knife Lake?
Knife Lake is approximately 15 feet (4.6 m) at its deepest point with an average depth of 9 feet (2.8 m).
What kind of fish are in Knife Lake?
Anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Black Bullhead, Black Crappie, Bluegill, Brown Bullhead, Carp, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Pumpkinseed, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, White Crappie, Yellow Bullhead and Yellow Perch in Knife Lake.

Other fish species in the lake include Blackchin Shiner, Brook Silverside, Central Mudminnow, Common Shiner, Creek Chub, Fathead Minnow, Freshwater Drum, Golden Redhorse, Golden Shiner, Green Sunfish, Hybrid Sunfish, Johnny Darter, Logperch, Northern Hog Sucker, Shorthead Redhorse, Silver Redhorse, Tadpole Madtom and White Sucker.

When are the best fishing times for Knife Lake?
Today fishing looks to be not very active with peak fishing times around 5-7 pm. For more more best fishing times visit our Knife Lake Fishing Forecast page. Lake-Link Pro Members can get detailed fishing forecasts for up to 10 days in advance and species specific for Knife Lake.
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preston s.
Brook park, MN
3 star rating
Nice pretty
Reviewed Dec 20, 2020
preston s.
Brook park, MN
3 star rating
Nice lake
Reviewed Dec 18, 2020
ezra e.
Andover, MN
5 star rating
Amazing lake! Biggest northern I’ve caught was 35 1/4’’ tons of crappie, good sized walley. Biggest bass caught on this lake was 6 pounds. Biggest crappie was 15” Great Lake
Reviewed Aug 12, 2019
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