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ezal36

Spider Lake

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Going to be at Spider Lake Aug.4-11. Nedd any info or help on fishing the lake! Thx! crazy.gif

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We are also going to be at Spider the 10th to the 12th. We mainly fish walleyes and muskies, but also fish for crappies and LM/SM bass. What type of fishing do you like to do? I can try to give you a couple starting points. Where are you staying?

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We are staying at spider shores resort. I love catchin walleyes but we really are open to just getting on some fast action for anything.Also, how long is it going to take to get from one end of the lake to the other end? Is it a good lake?

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It is a good lake. I have fished the lake for over 30 yrs., but not much in the past 10. It has suffered a little from harvesting of breeder fish. I wish they would slot all lakes in MN. To get from one end to the other doesn't take too long, but is also dependent on boat and motor size. I will guess 10 minutes for a 20hp. If you want to catch walleyes I would concentrate on 2nd and 3rd lake. In 2nd lake, there is an island by the public access, you could start there. Southeast of the island, along the shore, is a very steep bank called the highbanks. It drops off fast and is a mix of sand and rock. In 3rd lake, I would start down from Norway Point and work off the shore in 18 to 22'. August is a tougher time to catch walleyes on Spider, I prefer mid June to mid July. You can also catch some nice bluegills fishing walleyes down from Norway. If you like to cast for LM bass, there are a lot of small bays with pads, where you can cast top water and weedless spinners and get some fun action. We are staying in Marcell, but docking at Spider Lake Resort. I have a black and silver Alumacraft TP185 with a white Johnson(sticks out like a sore thumb), if you see us on the lake Friday or Saturday stop by. Let me know how you did. Good Luck and practice CPR. smile.gif

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Thanks much for the info. We will be at cabin #6 in gmc black sonoma. If you see us please stop by. i have been going to Manitoba fly-outs for the past thirty years and we are big believers of catch and release especially the big ones because they are the good breeding stock. Good luck to you! look forward to meeting you!

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ezal36,

How was your Spider experience? I stopped by your cabin Friday afternoon and nobody was home.

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Where is the resort on Spider? I have fished it probably 6-8 times earlier in the summer and have yet to see a resort?????

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Go to the far North end of the lake and both resorts are there. When you leave the boat launch go to the right.

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