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jiggin' fool

North end of Mille Lacs - enough water to launch???

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jiggin' fool

Reading recent posts indicate that the water-levels are so low that many public boat ramps are virtually unusable!?!?! Is there anywhere to launch a boat on the north end that has deep enough water? Either private (fee) or public???

I am planning a trip during the first week of August, and am seriously considering going elsewhere if the boat-ramps are in that poor of shape!!!!

Any suggestions. Fishing the north end of the lake is my first choice!

Thanks in advance for your input!!!

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Whopper Stopper

Red Door is just fine. For $10 it's the way to go if you want the North end. It is however a pretty popular spot.

WS

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rodmaker

If you want to head down a little, Agate Bay is very good.

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eyepatrol

I launched from the Wharf last week and it was just fine. It's private and costs $10, but it was deep enough, wasn't busy and although it's on the E/SE side of the lake, it's pretty easy to get to just about anywhere on the lake.

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RussDaBuss

Yep, Red Door.... Right in the center on the north end of Lake.... Good Luck

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rodmaker

Agate is also $10 but worth it. No matter how hard or which way the wind blows. Launching & loading up is never a problem grin.gif

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JDM

Barnacle Bills is good.

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Team Otter

Fisher's has a nice landing too.

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HaywardBound

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Fisher's has a nice landing too.


Agree with that. They dredged it out early in the year. It does get shallow past their channel, but that area is shallow anyway. No problem going slow with my 18' boat until it drops off.

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jiggin' fool

Many thanks to you all!!!!

With your advice and information, I have booked a 4-night stay at Fisher's Resort. They did have a cabin available, a decent launch, and they even will allow me to bring Tank and Ms. Jasmine, (my two wonder-labs), with me!!!!

NOW.., can any of you do anything with the weather??? Sure would be nice to get a little reprieve from this heat!!!!

Thanks again all.

Randy

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