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brunk59

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Hello, I'm looking for the pontoon musky guide on the lake for a large group outing yet this year. Does anyone have a contact number for this outfit. Anything good or bad about them. How many people can fit on the pontoon? Any idea what they charge? Can you also do some walleye fishing? Thanks!

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Paul Waldowski

I do not have any contact information for you, but his name is

Gene Miller and he is the postmaster in Isle.

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Harmonica Bear

"Sweet Music" Jimmy Meinert runs a pontoon charter out of Barnacles on the North end. Different Jim than the owner. He does muskies and Walleye. I am pretty sure he can handle up to 6 people. You can call the resort and ask about his charter service. He's a pretty good guy. I haven't been up for a few weeks so I don't know how he's been doing lately

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nblasin

We went out with Gene Miller on Monday and had a blast. He runs a pontoon out of Barnicles as well. It was a great learning expirence and well worth it. The bonus was a couple nice ski's as well. But i think we had to book almost a half year in advance to get a specific date. Good luck.

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computerboy

I heard about this for the first time last year and it really peaked my curiousity. If you don't mind me asking, what type of baits are you pulling and what type of structure are you going over? I have yet to go musky fishing for fear I will have to sell all my walleye gear once I catch one, but I'm warming up to the idea. smile.gif

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