Fridley is home to one of America's top 50 'mom approved' fishing lakes

East Moore Lake made the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation list.
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Fridley's East Moore Lake is one of the best in the country for young anglers.

The north metro lake was the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation's choice for Minnesota in its "Mom Approved Places to Fish and Boat" Top 50 list.

Readers are now being asked to vote for their favorites so that an official Top 10 can be compiled, which you can do here.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' east metro area fisheries specialist Tim Ohmann said: "We’re happy to hear a lake like East Moore is getting some national attention."

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"This helps us show how easy it is to go fishing here, since Moore is one of dozens we have that offer similar experiences for nearly 3 million people."

East Moore Lake is one of 66 Twin Cities lakes that are filled with bluegills and catfish to make for more family-friendly fishing through the DNR's Fishing in the Neighborhood (FiN) program.

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It makes it easier for young anglers to catch fish from a pier, rather than needing an expensive boat and tackle box to catch the fish.

As well as bluegills, the 22-feet deep East Moore Lake is also home to northerns, crappies, largemouth bass, bullheads and perch.

You can find it just north of I-694 off of Highway 65, which splits Moore lake in two. The fishing pier and fish stocks are on the east side.

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