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Continued: Pedaling among piers: Fishing the Twin Cities metro by bike

  • Article by: DENNIS ANDERSON , Star Tribune
  • Last update: June 28, 2013 - 12:29 PM

Ever higher now in the sky, the afternoon sun seemed finally summerlike after consecutive days of rain.

And however poor the catching, the fishing from the French Park pier was exceptional, with bobbers and baits sailing from it nearly continuously.

Back in Wirth Park, my truck awaited, and in time, I pedaled in that direction.

I could have instead chosen to continue west, riding 30 miles and more on the Luce Line Trail, in the process fishing Lake Minnetonka, among other waters.

But that trip, and fishing, is for another day.

 

Dennis Anderson • 612-673-4424

 

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