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My First Leech Report...Nothing to Boast About

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Well I just got back from my first ever open water excursion on leech. Wasn't the greatest experience ever. Due to heavy winds and my small boat I only was out for about 2 hours out of the whole weekend. I fished kabekona bay on saturday and caught a few small bass and perch, and a few nice bluegills. Sunday the winds were even worse and coming from every direction so we were only able to fish from shore at the federal dam. Added a few more small bass and my fiance caught a small northern...she lost a muskie that probably ran about 10 to 12 pounds...but it straightened the hook and got free. Needless to say she was quite upset. The bad weather put a huge damper on the weekend, but I intend to come back next year...maybe even this winter. Hope anyone else that was out did better than we did.

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Sounds a lot like my trip up there last week. That lake has a lot to offer though so Ill be back to try it again. Mighty big lake to try and figure out in ajust a few days aint it? shocked.gif

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Yeah, it's impossible! Although being able to drive around the lake and checking out various access points and seeing the layout of those areas proved to be quite helpful. That wind was just a total freak of nature type of deal. Funny thing is, that was the same ordeal for my first ever trip to cass lake this past memorial weekend. Perhaps I'm just not meant to fish the lakes of north central minnesota? confused.gif

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