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Kallista

Caught 2- 13 inch brookies, on power bait pink off the public dock.. was fishing right off the bottom there. 3 1 -lb pan as well..I am still not catching anything off shore on bruntside or shag.

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Wanderer

Thanks for the comment. Went by there today and was wondering about it and what kind of fish were in it. The look of it took me back to the days of fishing the Crosby/Ironton mines. Good times. smile.gif

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Kallista

Lots of smaller to med size small mouths, large mouths, pans and hybrid pans...they bite on worms.. cause its a trout lake , remember no minnows, but you can use salted or canned minnows, leeches or waxies.. I just found out about leeches from the DNR.. i asked..they are live bait so it kind of confuses me... Try the Berkley power bait there.. i have the pink color, haven't tried the orange yet..but they also are biting on worms too.. off the boat landing they are in as well but watch the tree stumps to your right there..

The water level is up.

If you go to the public pier take the stairs down better that way..theres a bbq grill right there by the top of the stairs, you have to look for them..

curfew is 11 pm for trout lakes..

i am sure you know all this..

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Steve Foss

You can also cast slip bobbers off the pier to get a bit more distance. In summer I set it for about 20 feet deep, but with water temps as they are now it wouldn't have to be fished that deeply.

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Kallista

Yes i put one on for the first time myself, if i had known how easy they are i would have done that long ago myself LOL

but now the thread wrapping keep sliding down my line..

Grouse hunting for me tomorrow..

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Steve Foss

Just gotta pull it really tight before you clip off the extra.

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bwtrout

Wetting before you tighten it helps as well. I've found some brands are prone to loosening up more than others. Most likely due to the thread.

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Duffman

I leave a little "tag" on the ends of a slip bobber knot when clipping, just enough to be able to tighten after it loosens up, but not enough to hamper casting.

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Kallista

So i should cut off the threat i just put on and start over? It might be better..

I slips the tread off the black plastic tube and i pulled as hard as i could, but i did clip it tight to the thread, i didn't know if casing would get tangle .. Will try again..

Thanks for the help...

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Kallista

Duffman.. beautiful dog

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