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JakeJ_Mn

Getting on Cutfoot.

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JakeJ_Mn

Where is the best place to get on Cutfoot? Is the public access at Williams Narrows campground open? About how far out will we have to go? Thanks for any info. Jake

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Steve Resch Jr

Yes you can drive on at the boat launch at the campground,its probably the easiest/closest to more popular spots. As far as spots-there's a few to pick from-you will see where others have been,you can even fish the breakline in front of the launch if you dont want to go out very far. Evenings have been best. Good Luck.

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Gordie

I went out of that access on monday the first and it was really good and great roads to all the fishing spots with the warm weather it should be easier to get around

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gregg52

did u catch any fish elwood??

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JakeJ_Mn

We just returned from a day on Cutfoot. Started fishing about 7:30 am this morning until 6 pm tonight. We caught 6 very nice whitefish(tulibees)? for the smoker in about 28 fow. 12 nice bluegills and 10 jumbo perch around 12" in 20 fow. Released 2 northern pike and many small perch and bluegills. No crappies, but we did see a few caught. Great day to fish even with the drizzle late in the afternoon. It wasnt' hard to find a place to fish. Roughly 40 trucks and people in all the fishing spots. Thanks for the info.

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