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CANOPY SAM

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PDOGG

I have no problem netting 25"-33"'s for you all day that would be GREAT! As long as I can catch my limit of eater's and 1 for the wall!!!! smile

My bad on the boat color NO idea why I thought it was white. Maybe it's cuz of all the snow that will be on it Sunday? crazy

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Northlander

Bapperpimp you have mail. Send me your info to my e-mail addy below.

Hey DOGG its always 65 and sunny in my boat. cool

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bapperpimp

Northlander, I sent you my info. Lets hope we can get some fish going this weekend. Hope to see you Saturday. I will be the guy in the Warrior with the orange stocking cap on holding a beer in one hand and a rod in the other.

Bob

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PDOGG

Hey DOGG its always 65 and sunny in my boat. cool

Well if your always reeling in 25"-33" er's I can see why it would seem like that! grin

Probably not quite as warm for the net guy though! confused

Your lucky too I have some mad skills on the net lot's of practice netting but not so much catching1 crazy

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CANOPY SAM

Wow! Did the wind blow on the river as hard as it did down here in TRF? If so, I can't imagine anyone was even able to stay on the river. We had gusts easily over 50 mph, and sustained winds all day in the high 20's to low 30's.

I feel sorry for anyone who attempted any hunting or fishing on Sunday. How were things on the big river on Saturday?

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cuttersdad

we were up there friday and saturday, fishing was not gangbusters like the resort guys told us. We fished from the church to the gap and had a tough time getting our limit. We caught 10 on friday and the other 6 saturday afternoon when the weather got nice. Tons of small fish everywhere.

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Northlander

We were there sat, sun and part of today. WINDY to say the least. Worst fishing I have ever had on the Rainy River. Man was there some waves in 4 mile and the gap area!

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bapperpimp

We fished on Saturday from about 10-4 and had 12 keepers. We fished the Morris Point Gap for most of the day until we got blown off the lake. We caught over 100 fish easily but the vast majority of them were 8 inchers. Went to the river later in the day and found more little ones. Planned on fishing Sunday but the wind hindered that idea so we stayed at the cabin and watched football and did chores. Pretty slow compared to years past. We talked to several other crews that are no rookies to the fall bite and was slow for them too. Next time I am up will be on the ice. Good luck to the guys still fishing.

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CANOPY SAM

Wingding? Fisky? Tell me the good news. The really good run is just getting fired up? How about Dutchman, what's the word? This week of steady weather should really get things hummin'. laugh

I've got a buck that says the best walleye action is gonna be hitting about the third week in November. Right about the time the first heavy snow settles on 99.9% of the boat covers in MN.

Based on past years performance, and what we've been seeing this year with the late spring (Cut Foot Sioux closed on the opener confused), smokin' late summer bite on LOW, and tons of cigars in the Gap and river now, I still think the real bite is at least three weeks late.

People are catching decent fish if they put their time in, but snappin' 18-20 inch fish are still a little tight-lipped. Are they in the river and biding their time, or are they still yet to move in big numbers?

Since this is a forum where we should, from time to time, share advice, I'd encourage anglers to strike out with a little more aggressive tactics for better quality fish.

Can't share specifics, but I used to be a die-hard jigger until a good friend of mine finally convinced me to start dragging crank-baits. I knew the big eyes would welcome a big meal at this time of year, but I never imagined how big.

Suffice to say, don't be shy about putting the 1/2 ounce jigs away and trolling some balsa about the size of your hand. shocked You'll be amazed at what lurks beneath the surface of the Rainy, and how consistently you can boat more and bigger fish.

Big Shiners work, but they're pretty expensive nowadays, and it hurts to unload a bucket full of em' on 9-inch walleyes. Just a little tip, ;)try handing em' a bait that's almost as big as they are. You won't be wasting your time, and $$$ on 9-inch walleyes anymore.

Now someone please tell me, "What's the word?" I'll be up on Saturday morning thru Sunday late afternoon. Likely running a pathetic little duck boat, with my #1 son, up by Birchdale. The weather should be ripe for tanning, and an "early morning dip". With any luck we'll be doing a fish fry in the Birchdale campground Saturday night, behind a white Chevy Suburban around 6:00 p.m. All FM'rs are welcome. BYOB, and fish. I'll gladly fry em' up for ya'.

Beverage!!! Beverage!!! You were thinking booze, weren't you? grin

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JimBuck

It seems as though everything in regards to fishing is running 3 weeks behind. I'm heading up to Rainy on Friday evening and we'll be there through the weekend. I think with the consistently cool weather this past week we should see some better action. I'm hoping the wind will stay tolerable. I think we'll be doing some jigging with shiners along with some gulp. I think I might try some cranks for the heck of it as well. This is my first trip to Rainy so I'm pretty excited after driving by it I don't know how many times on the way to LOTW. Anyone have any suggestions on cranks/colors? I was thinking of some Rap DT's along with some Deep Thundersticks? I'll keep an eye out for ya' Canopy. Good luck out there!

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cdemeyes

jimbuck,

I was there 2 weeks ago before going to lake Erie and we did really well by the church pullin' #7 shad raps and lead core. We caught around 30 that saturday with one @ 28in and two around 25in. We only caught 4 of the thirty that we could keep, the rest were over 20. wasn't fast and furious, but good. I'might be up there as well and I'll be pullin shad raps. best of luck.

cdemeyes

(corey)

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JimBuck

Excellent. Thanks for the update Corey. Good luck and stay warm out there.

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