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SEASAW

cOMING TO RAINEY AUG 6 NEED FISHING TIPS

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WILL BE COMING UP THE 6TH, RENTING HOUSEBOAT AND NEED HELP ON WALLEYE FISHING SPOTS, WOULD BE WILLING TO TRADE A DAY FISHING LAKE ERIE OFF HURON OHIO FOR HELP ON RAINEY LAKE.

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Seasaw ... Got back last week from a 4-day trip with Rainy Lake Houseboats. We traveled thru the Brule narrows, and out towards Blueberry Island on the East side of the lake. Mid-lake reefs were the ticket out there, fishing 30-50 feet deep. Find the top of a reef, throw out a marker, and drive around the reef in a in-out pattern until you mark some fish on the electronics. If you find a decent amount of "hooks", throw out another marker, and work that spot. I found that the other marker @ the top of the reef acted like a dummy marker (pulled other boats there), while we caught fish deeper. Lindy rig with a 3 foot snell and a small yellow or orange bead in front of the hook ... crawlers or leeches (bring both). That was my first time on the east end of the lake ... awesome fishery! Not sure if that pattern remains in August, but there's my $.02. We moored in Brown's Bay, and had short boat rides to quite a few reefs. It was kinda a roll of the dice ... the site was marked tent-site only (just inside of Brown's Bay on the left), but we figured we would move if asked. Very nice spot, with sand beach and fire-ring, and blueberries by the bucket-full! Also extremely well-protected from all winds. Have fun and good luck!

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Hey Sea!

Lake Erie huh! My grandparents are from Ohio, and I used to get out every once in a while to Lake Erie. I can remember pulling those Erie Deeries SP? FYI try them here. Just like at home with a gob of crawler. Good TImes! I'll probably be down there in the December time visiting family and friends close to the Port Clinton area. This isn't any secret information, but be prepared with spinner rigs in hammered gold and Chartruesse. Get yourself some shiners, leeches and Crawlers. Literally these fish change there moods day in and day out up here. pull or cast these presentations along deep humps and hold on buddy! Hope you have a great trip! Your coming from a great fishery, but this is arguably the most beautiful body of water in the world!

RD

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Just up there last week for the 3rd time in 5 years. We did fairly well. Limited out only 1 time on 1st day in 45 min!!! The hot weather didn't help. We drove thru the Brule twice and caught a few eyes each time. I never did well deep(over 20') We also did a lot better the last hour before dark and into the night....full moon. The fish come shallow at night 4-6' and for us it was easier to fish and find fish. Good Luck. I marked a ton of fish between 30-40 but never pulled any nice 'eyes out.

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