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tunrevir

Anyone ever run t40-t50 flatfish on Superior?

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Just curious about these baits on superior for lakers. I have had some luck with them in other areas but curious if anyone ever fishes them on Superior. I was also wondering if anyone has tried them on Lake Michigan? I am thinking about bringing a few along and dragging them around for a few days. Can't be much different then a J-plug as far as action. Any thoughts? Thanks!

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they used to use them on lake michigan a long time ago until the j-plugs came around. dont you have to troll them very slowly to keep them working properly? i would skip the plugs all together on lake michigan and stick with spoons and flies behind flashers or even cut bait seems to be working well for some guys. make sure to get some spoons in the glow in the dark variety and get out really early. my dad had some success in 50 feet of water last weekend out of sturgeon bay early and then moved out further as the morning went on. he said the larger fish were caught about a mile and a half out. my sister lost one off the coast guard pier in the evening last week. i guess the water is pretty cold still, even in close.

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I could troll a t4 at a wide range of speeds. Not a lot of guys use them, thats not because they don't work though. Sometimes I think a port will get to close minded as to what works. You'd think that the internet would change that. In a way it does but in a way it does the opposite.

I can think of a lot of LS baits that for one reason or another I don't use to often, Flatfish is one of them. Some I couldn't buy a fish on but some did work but just got forgotten about. I don't have any flatfish at this time and I probably won't go out and buy any but heck, If you have some, by all means bring them along and give'em a try.

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Thanks for your replies guys. I may just have to drag a few around and see what they drum up. Its been awhile since they have been used up around that area but nothing ventured right? Again, I appreciate your responses and insight! Good fishing.

Tunrevir~

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I do not leave nothing behind when I go you never now what will work cool.gif.

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