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MuleShack

Red Tail Minnows?

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MuleShack

I called around to 2 bait shops on the south end, one on the way up 169 and one bigger one on the southeast corner.

NO ONE carries Red Tail Minnows.

Last week i got some from Sportland Bait in Brainerd, but that is a long drive to come back to mille lacs and fish.

Where do you guys get them? any spots on the way up 169 or maybe in the metro?

any help would be appreciated.

Thanks

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Shack

Man! I would say Brainerd up to Hackensack you can get them at every store!

I would try Vadeo's in Spring lake park. They are hwy 65!

That or get some good sized chub or fat heads!

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rodmaker

Did you try calling Lundeen's or Johnson's Portside. What about Pat's (I think) in Isle??

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Shack

I have also heard some good things about Pike minnows this time of year (small suckers)!

Post side would not have them! But lundeens might, but most likley not!

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rodmaker

If you don't mind the extra drive, pick some up in Brainerd. Also you could try some bigger rainbows. Smaller 4-5" suckers may work. What about river chubs.

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eyewarrior

Farm Island store on 169 toward Aitkin had some about 2 weeks ago!

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MuleShack

Tried both Lundeens and portside and the one in Milaca also.

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MuleShack

Just called Vados and they do have them.

Thanks Shack.

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fishorgolf

The gas station/bait shop on the west side of 47 has them. $10.00 doz. $5.50 1/2 doz. ouch!

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Tim Ellis

Tutts has them.

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fishfearme

The Minnow Shop (Co. Rd. 12 & 8) in Crosby usually has them.

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chris63

Vados in Fridley has them as of Monday,22nd...........spendy....................c63$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$Could buy 2orso pounds of walters in the store for the price of doz red tails.not as much fun.later.c63

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MuleShack

i think it was only 6.00 for the small per doz, 7.00 for med and 8.00 /doz for the large.

Not too much more than shiners or suckers? now 10.00 is way outrageous.

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rodmaker

The Smallies on the Rum River near Anoka love em'!! Gets spendy when you go through 3 doz. in an afternoon!!!

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Shack

Rodmaker,

You triple dipilled! grin.gif

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Oops!!!!

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