Lake Minnetonka – Boating, Fishing, Swimming, Cruising, and Lots of Luxury Homes

Lake Minnetonka is a local wonder of 125 miles of prime lakeshore just waiting for Minnesotans and visitors to enjoy its beauty. More than a dozen small towns surround the lake, with 25 odd shaped bays tucked here and there, making it a never ending journey of discovery.

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Got Bay?

Misty Morning on Lake

Lake Minnetonka cuts in and out of the surrounding land, making an intricate navigation system of nooks and crannies that we call Bays. They also have very interesting names.

  • Wayzata Bay
  • Excelsior Bay
  • Grays Bay
  • Robinsons Bay
  • St. Louis Bay
  • Carson’s Bay
  • St. Albans Bay
  • Gideon Bay
  • Echo Bay
  • Lafayette Bay
  • Crystal Bay
  • Smiths Bay
  • Browns Bay
  • Tonka Bay
  • Old Channel Bay
  • Carman’s Bay
  • Maxwell Bay
  • Stubbs Bay
  • Jennings Bay
  • Harrisons Bay
  • Cooks Bay
  • Priests Bay
  • Halsted Bay
  • Spring Park Bay
  • Phelps Bay

Need an Island?

What can a Big Lake be without a few islands to explore, fish around, or anchor your boat from to enjoy a swim. Lake Minnetonka is the proud owner of 15 Islands:

  • Big Island
  • Spray Island
  • Enchanted Island
  • Wild Goose Chase Island
  • Wawatasso Island
  • Lighthouse Island
  • Spirit Island
  • Crane Island
  • Eagle Island
  • Shady Island
  • Phelps Island
  • Boy Scout Island
  • Deering Island

Fishing on Lake Minnetonka

Walleye Fishing on Minnesota Lake

Fishing for Walleye in Minnesota

What fun would a lake be if you couldn’t fish? Lake Minnetonka is well stocked for the local fisherman with all kinds of species to catch including: black bullhead, black crappie, bluegill, bowfin, carp, green sunfish, hybrid sunfish, largemouth bass, muskellunge, northern pike, pumpkinseed, rock bass, walleye, white sucker, yellow bullhead, and yellow perch. Of course there are fishing regulations to consider before you throw the line out, as well as some fish consumption guideline restrictions have been placed on the lake’s bluegill, carp, largemouth bass, northern pike, and walleye due to mercury contamination.

Search Lake Minnetonka Real Estate

Search Homes for Sale on Lake Minnetonka by viewing some of the most recent properties to hit the real estate market below. Some listings are so new that the photo has not been posted yet, so not to worry, one will be placed shortly. If you would like to specify your own search parameters, use my basic Lake Minnetonka search  function.

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