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Cass Lake Fishing Reports

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I just took a cruise over around and looked at a couple lakes and there is some serious drifting going on on the south and the east sides of the lake. Off road travel in those areas looked to be reachable by Bigfoot at the very least lol

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Didn't get to fish today because it was a busy family day but I took a ride at prime time and there was a lot of fishing activity going on. Lots of folks on Pike, quite a few out on Cass right out in front of the wayside rest. 

 

I headed North around the lake and didn't see anyone in Andrusia, one house out on Allen's Bay was visible from the road, there was a few trucks parked alongside the road near Kitchi. 

 

Tomorrow we are headed over to Winnie to see what we can find. 

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25" of ice last night on Cass lake, yeah it rained but I don't think that did much damage to the sheet. Traffic is slow out on the lake right now but the fish are hungry!! 

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I'm a bass guy.  Will be staying at a cabin on turtle River.  Any good largemouth opportunities in kitchi or the chain?

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Smalliehunter,

 

The entire Turtle River chain has great bass fishing. Ranging all the way from Little Turtle to Cass. When I lived in Bemidji I fished them all, and had good luck on them all. Great thing about those lakes is you can catch them in a variety of ways. In the mornings I tended to focus on docks with Senko's or topwater around vegetation, trying to find areas with deep water close. Once the sun got higher I switched my focus to points or underwater humps and fished the deeper weed edges (10-15') with a jig/worm presentation drug or bounced along the bottom.

 

One other great option for all these lakes is to go along the cabbage edge and cast a #5 or #7 shad rap. It's unreal the variety of fish, and quality, you can catch. From nice pike, big bass, walleyes, and even big crappies. Great fun not knowing whats going to bite next.

 

I wish I could give you a specific lake to go try but they are all great. Good luck and let us know how it goes.

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My largest largemouth to date was caught on Turtle River Lake. Twitched a #13 original Rapala in the weeds. 

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