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In Minnesota is there a limit on eelpout?

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I am heading up to Leech Lake for the Eelpout contest and am wondering if there is a limit on eelpout?

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Nope. No limit.

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Is there even a "certain" way to fish for pout ive always just caught them by accident

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Thanks for the reply. This year we are going to try to catch some. Not just watch the crazies.

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Lubey, catching them by "accident" is actually the way you fish for them. But yeah, keeping your bait on the bottom increases your chances.

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I also heard that the more beer you drink the better they bite...always worked for me.

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alright thanks JB thats what i thought i was just wondering if there was something i didnt know about

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I have heard from various people and resources that they are a sucker for lighted or glow in the dark lures...as far as bait though I don't believe they are picky. I've caught them on crappie minnows, shiners, rainbow chubs, etc.

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i had them bite on anything you had down there. we caught most of ours in the middle of the day.on lotw you never know what going to bite your lure

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You'll catch something for sure..pout or buzz who cares...

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