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Anybody having luck with Northerns by Spirit ?

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I am heading up Wed night and the outlook for eyes and jumbos are not looking that great....I was thinking about changing gears for some northerns....anybody have any luck ??????????

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Anybody having any luck with Northerns on tip ups anywhere on the lake?

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I was up on Saturday and had two with only one tip up out in less than 3 hrs on the lake. One big one that broke my 30lb leader with a head shake as he got to the top of the hole.

I was with my 6yr old and couldn't keep up with either taking perch off or setting up another rod after he tangled up his.

Shallow water, Perch: small teardrop with crappie minnow 1 ft off the bottom, and they slammed it. Pike was with Sucker on a tip up. There were 2 guys tip up fishing about 100 yds from me and they were pretty active, but I couldn't tell you how many.

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Shallow = <12ft

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Thanks for the great update, my hopes are lifting

thanks again

Goodluck fishing all !!!

Walleye rookie

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H20, We will be heading up this Friday-Sunday and we do not have an opportunity to fish Mille Lacs that often,just wondering what part of the lake do you target for Northerns on tip-ups??

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Our son has been doing real well fishing in Cove Bay for Northerns. He took his daughter up for the week-end,they did real well at the house, caught walleyes on red hooks with big shiners. Then fished the bay and caught Northerns. They had a riot. Our granddaughter is hooked on fishing.YES

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Thanks for the fast response. Hopefully if the perch walleye bite is tough we can take the 4 wheelers and find some pike to keep us busy...

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MNSkin,

My father always told me to listen to Mom!!

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    • muskie-mike
      Good walleye bite on leadcore..40 walleyes in 25-28 ft of water,mid lake..None over 16 inches...
    • JBMasterAngler
      First time up in Brainerd in 3 years. Went to big trout on Friday, thinking it would be a guarantee (which it usually is). Nope! Not even the rock bass were hitting! Only ended up with a couple pike and a couple largemouths. The inspector at the boat launch was showing me some pics of a couple lake trout this one guy had caught a few days earlier, a 34 and 36 incher! Saturday we were going to fish gull, but it was jam packed with people! Was there a tournament going on? Ended up at a secret little lake where my wife caught bass and pike one right after the other, while I couldn't get a bite to save my life! Was good to be back up there after a 3 year absence. Hopefully I'll find the time to get up there again.
    • Cliff Wagenbach
      Very nice walleye no matter how the picture came out! Do not see many of those each year! We ended up keeping 9 walleyes and releasing 3 slot fish between 19" and 23". Cliff
    • LBerquist
      Here's the proof of the 28" I told you about today cliff. Unfortunately this picture doesn't make this fish out to be nearly as impressive as she was in person. I'm gonna need to work on my selfie skills.
    • mv61
      my family and I new to the area this summer we have been fishing the shore lines around maple lake and have done.  I am not familiar with the are a around here, we would like to get a few more times and ideas or how to advice would be appreciated, I also have a 4 year old we are just introducing to the sport  i don't have and am not really in fishing catfish, just to get out a bit more before things freeze up  thank you Mike in Crookston