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Rookie heading out this weekend, Please help.

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I'm planning to try the full moon walleye action on Saturday night. This will be only my 3rd night time trip and first solo trip on Mille Lacs. Where is a good spot to launch and fish for a rookie with no GPS? I've been told to fish Lakeside Reef as it is pretty close to shore and that Hunter's Point is a good place to launch. Any other suggestions? Thanks.

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Another recommendation would be to launch out of Eddy's. Very nice protected harbor and the fishing gets good right out of the harbor on the shoreline points. Rocky reff is a short run south from there as well.

This gives you a couple options depending on which way the wind is blowing.

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I would launch out of Liberty Beach. It is right in between Hunters and Big point. It is newly redone and its a Public access, so it free. I launched out of it last night with my Warrior and worked excellent.

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If you can, check the forecast for wind, and then find an area to launch/fish. Your'e better off paying to launch.

Sounds like NW winds Sat during the day 10-15.

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Any body been out of Garrison access lately?

How is that for depth and launchability?

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Thanks for that post, thats where we usually put in. It's good to know our access is do-able. Did you do well out by Big Point?

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The wash-out holes up at Garrison's are pretty deep on either side as of two weekends ago. If you have a big boat, stick to the south side of the dock or south launch.

It is very shallow on the lake side of the washout holes though for about 50' - as little as 1.5' deep. Be careful there. I put in a 17' Mr. Pike w/ 115hp and got out and in and never touch anything.

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