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I was wondering if anyone knows some good pike lakes for spearing around ely? I tried a few lakes around ely but all i got were small pike and not very many. i'm looking for some good action, so i can get some fish in the freeze for pickling!

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I used to do some spearing on the east end of Bear Island Lake, near where the river goes out. Also used to spear on Pickeral off of the Glipi Road. These aren't secret places, so you might have some company but used to get a few fish for the freezer. \:\)

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thanks for the information finnbay. i speared pickeral last year alot. we speared right in front of where you carry down from the glipi. all we got was little ones and this year there is nothing in that area. do you suggest anyother places on pickeral to spear. i will try out bear island lake.

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Also would go down the shoreline to the left about a quarter of a mile and have seen houses just a little east of straight across the lake. Never checked that one out, but there was one in that area several times.

A little farther trip (I don't know how portable your house is) but is on the near end of Wood Lake. The portage is about 3/4 of a mile and once you get to the river it's close to another mile before the first spot that I fish. Go across the first big bay to the point directly north of the river mouth. Used to do very well there. Even a couple of 10--pounders. Again, this is no secret spot - the college kids hammer it pretty hard - but I've always gotten fish when I go there.

By the way, careful of the ice near the Bear Island River. It gets thin pretty fast as you get towards the open water. Again, its been a few years but used to do well there.

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post something in the spearing fourm. Im sure there is a few guys there that can help

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