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jonfur

Houseboat/Fishing trip

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Im going to be house boating for four days in the second week in July with my wife, 6 year old daughter and another couple and 3 kids of the same ages. This both families first houseboat/fishing trip.

I have been reading the threads and taking in as much info as possible as far as what to use and were to go to find fish but with the short time period would like to get more specific. So with the limited time of only four days is there any place or technique that would be the most effective for the time of the year we will be there? Is there a specific technique and place your would take 5 and 6 years olds? We are starting in crane lake and not sure how far we will venture. I dont see alot of talk about sand pointe, is there a reason? Any info for the newbie would be great....Thanks

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Just get a guide the first full day you are thier. Money well spent and it will shorten the learning curve. Call Voyagaire and they can contact one for you.

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We went on a Houseboat trip out of Crane lake last August. If I only had four days I would not go any further then Grassy Bay.

If you look at a map, going not quite half way in you will see a small peninsula on the right side. This is the narrowest part of Grassy in this area. Right around the peninsula you will see a sand beach and that is where we pulled in. It is not a designated Camp site but that is all right.

The women fished off the back of the House boat and caught Bluegills, Perch, Bass, small Northerns an Walleyes.

The guys fished the mouth of Staege Bay and did well on

Walleyes. We caught the larger Walleyes trolling Cranks form Staege Bay to beyond our camp site.

We went up to Namagan for two days but didn't have much luck fishing so we went back to Grassy. I hope this helps. laugh.gif

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This is truly a great forum, thanks for the info. We will have two fishing boats with us and will probably only fish the morning and afternoons. Would I be correct in guessing the Walleye are fairly deep this time of year?

Thanks John

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Kab walleyes were at 26 ft last weekend.

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buoy 22 produced some for me on sat. 7/7/07 18-30 feet;)

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maxfish, we did well there a few years back! Were you staying on the US side?

I'll be up in a week, and am thinking of heading up and through again, so thanks for the info!

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I was in us grin.gif

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