Gull Lake (11030500) in Cass County, Minnesota, is located near Nisswa. The small town of Lake Shore is off the west coast of the lake. Gull Lake has a surface area of 9,418 acres with a maximum depth of 89 feet.
Gull Lake has a city owned gravel access, a Corps of Engineers concrete access off of County Road 70, and two DNR-owned concrete access locations at the north end of Booming Out Bay and the east shore.
There are a wide variety fish in Gull lake, including: black bullhead, black crappie, bluegill, bowfin (dogfish), brown bullhead, burbot, common carp, hybrid sunfish, largemouth bass, northern pike, pumpkinseed, rock bass, tullibee (cisco), walleye, white sucker, yellow bullhead, and yellow perch.
There are a lot of special activities on Gull Lake. Brainerd Jaycees host the Annual Ice Fishing Extravaganza Event on Gull Lake in Brainerd, Minnesota. The Ice Fishing Extravaganza is the largest charitable ice fishing contest in North America with $150,000 in cash and prizes.
There are at least 9 resorts around Gull lake, one of the more popular resorts being Madden's on Gull Lake. Madden's is known as Minnesotas Classic Resort and has a large variety of water activities available and is often referred to as 'The Crown Jewel of Golf in Minnesota'. Madden's also provides other activities such as tennis, croquet, and biking.
VISIT BRAINERD” LODGING ASSOCIATION PARTICIPATES IN 2ND ANNUAL MINNESOTA FISHING CHALLENGE ON GULL LAKE TO BENEFIT MINNESOTA TEEN CHALLENGE - YAHOO!
What an event! Proclaimed Mark Innes, Manager of the Rapid River Lodge and Waterpark of Baxter, The Minnesota Fishing Challenge to benefit Teen Challenge was a great time. I teamed up with my good friend and professional fisherman, Mr. Walleye ... [ this story ] [ all the news ]
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|Reported at Brainerd - Crow Wing County Airport, MN Dec 18 2017, 2:53 pm CST|
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Gull Lake has 9,947 acres of water surface and is 2 miles wide and 15 miles long. Gull has 38 miles of shoreline with an average water depth of 30 feet. Gull Lake is a major influence on the economy of the Brainerd lakes area. Located between Brainerd and Nisswa it is the perfect place to go in order to enjoy many recreational activities that the Twin Cities lacks in terms of privacy and opportunity.
The Gull Lake Chain consists of eight lakes and two bays all located close to each other around the town of Nisswa. Gull Lake has a thriving habitat which draws fishermen from near and far to be able to get away from the large cities to come to a place where they can take a well-deserved break from the frustrations of the working world while still being within a short drive of Brainerd and Baxter for any needs they may come by.
There are many Places of Interest on Gull Lake, including Steam Boat Bay, Steam Boat Bay, Gull Point, Wilson Bay, Sandy Point, Rocky Point, Grassy Point, Dutchman's Bluff, Sheafer Point, Holman's Point, Government Point, Floan's Point, and Hunter's Point. Steam Boat Bay is the location of two of the area's most popular resorts, Craguns and Maddens. Nearby towns include East Gull Lake, Baxter, Brainerd, Lake Shore, and Nisswa.
The lake itself is used for anything you could imagine, including fishing, swimming, boating, scuba diving, and sailing to name a few. Many people are drawn to the large lake for the opportunity to use their jetski on a large open body of water. On any given day you will find many boats along Gull Point, a very popular sandbar located near the middle of the lake. There is a public beach on Gull near the town of East Gull Lake.
Gull Lake has become a regional hub for entertainment and recreation alike. Many upscale food establishments can be found along the shores serving the community with a well-deserved reputation for excellent service and quality. The captivating scenic views make Gull a perfect dining destination. If you want a larger variety, Brainerd is just a short drive away for many more local or franchise restaurants and fast food. There is also music and dancing at some locations.
The Brainerd Lakes area is the perfect escape from the daily grind of work in the larger population centers in Minnesota. Located in the middle of the state it is approximately the same distance going north to Duluth or Moorhead as it is going south to the Twin Cities, making Gull Lake the perfect place for a getaway cabin or retirement home. Real estate around Gull Lake is well developed with 27 homes (or cabins) per mile of shoreline and many resorts of various types and sizes.
The Brainerd Lakes area and the Gull chain in particular is also a great place to experience the beautiful scenery and wildlife of central Minnesota. Although some snowbirds migrate to Gull only in the summer time for the recreational opportunities available during the warm months, learning how to deal with the winter cold makes it possible to experience everything the area has to offer. The four seasons bring about many opportunities including ice fishing and skating in the winter, power boating and waterskiing in the summer, and everything in between.
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