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Going to Itasca SP. Any Eye action to speak of ?

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Hey yall.

Im a recent transplant to Rochester Mn from Austin Tx. Most all my fishing was Saltwater Bays , Off shore and Surf. Been fishin for Bass for years in lakes. Been up here for 1.5 yrs. Fixin to stay up at the SP at Itasca and have geared up for Walleye and Northern. Its a small Lake I see on map. Any good for Eye's Northern ? Thanks and Hello Again

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Haven't been up there in a couple of weeks but the Northerns have been going well. Big spinnerbaits, buck tails, and bigger plastics worked well along the cabbage. The west arm is one of my favorites. the walleyes have slowed down for me, haven't gotten to many last time up. When you get there stop at the bait shop at hte landing on Itasca. They're good people and will share info as to what has been working and where. Good luck, beautiful area up there.

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