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shivermeister

Drift Sock

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Heading to mille lacs for the first time in a few days and have been reading a lot about drift socks in the forum. We do not have one and I was just wondering if it is an absolute must. I realize that it depends on the wind speed but would we be able to get along without one even in a decent breeze? Are there usually places where you can fish successfully out of the wind? Thanks

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Mille Lacs seems to be extremely unpredictable. Winds could come up at anytime. Highly recommend a drift sock.

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Yeti I used to use a 5 gallon bucket before I got my sock their was even times I tied two or three buckets on to slow me down. its not a drift sock but it sure helps.

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I to have used thing like bucketts and coats. I purches 2 drift socks and they really help slow me down.

If you want to improve the 5 gallon bucket thing, cut a hole in the bottom about 4 inches in diameter.

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It's not a must, but I have one big one and might get another because it makes it so much easier to drift.

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