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Joe_Fish

Long Lake Help

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Every year our family spends the last week in July on Long Lake. In the past eight years I just haven’t caught the fish that I used to. In the past I’ve concentrated my efforts on the northern third of the lake. Any suggestions for next week??? Also I have noticed on my fish locator, what appears to be big fish in massive numbers out in the middle of the lake anywhere from 70 to 120 ft. Anyone know what these may be and how to catch them???

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look in previous posts, i think the moderator of this forum had a post for long lake.

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My buddy has a cabin on Long I make it up there about four times a year to fish. We mostly fish for bass and northern with jigs and rattle traps and do really good. His dad fishes eye's with lindy rigs and leaches he got a 30in earlier this year that way in 7FOW. I would say look for the stumps and deeper structures to find the fish, theres and a lot of good points and flats you can try. Its a great lake I always love to fish, and your right we always will make tons of massive fish from 50-100fow and we can never catch them so I cant help you there. Does anyone else no what biggins are roaming that deep water?

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suckers, white fish, therm- is 20,25 ft.

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Alot of those fish you see suspended are walleyes. They are out in the cooler water feeding of the ciscos.Alot of people catch them in the late evening and on into the dark of night, trolling with crankbaits that can work their way down to 25 feet or so. Then the walleyes will come up and hit them.

Give it a try, it's not my favorite way to fish, but some guys use this method alot.

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