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brent_jess

Ely Area Trout Fishing

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Thank you to everyone that gave us tips for Tofte Lake!! We are very excited to go back and try it with a better set up. We are going to head up there again tomorrow. Are there any other good Trout lakes in that area?? We would like to try a couple of different ones while we are up there. Thanks again for the tips!

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Miners Lake right in Ely is a mine pit full of rainbows and brookies. Size runs from 12 inches up to 25 inches or so.

Easiest way to fish them from shore is with a slip bobber set about 15-20 feet down and half a nightcrawler. You can cast out from next to the public landing or use the fishing pier near the public landing. Either way, the pit drops right off so you're fishing pretty deep water.

If you do the boat/trolling thing like at Tofte, you can use all the same tactics folks told you about in that thread. Lots and lots of dead standing timber in Miners, which you'll see if you go there, so be careful.

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