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Casaloma

Canoe Country Laker Lures Tipped With ???

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Casaloma

Hi all, I'm into Knife & Kek next week & am wondering what ( with the smelt/ cisco laws ) people are using to tip lures with, if anything?

I'll be employing the 3 way/ drop shot methods for the most part, as past success in Quetico & on these lakes leads me to stick to that. Sutton spoons have been killing it the last couple of years. I'd be interested in any thoughts & experience with 'cured' cisco, frozen suckers & other ideas... Stinger hooks??? I don't carry Gulp 'sauce' anymore on backcountry trips due to the pure nastiness of accidental spills sick.

Also packed some 'Hog Walleye Spinners' from our resident 'Spinner tier' - At least thats what walleyes4me says on his card- & will see if I can coax a border lake hog up...

Thanks! -CLoma

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Northlander

Casa I guarantee them spinners will catch you a HAWG or snag up trying. wink

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spivak

I agree with you about the GULP and accidental spills. My wife wasn't looking fondly at my pint of GULP in the food pack so I took to putting it in my personal bag. I ended up smelling like GULP by the time the trip was over--a walking/sleeping bear bait. They need to make a more secure container. I did have good luck with it but I also had good luck with the 2 and 3 inch curly tail Berkeley power grubs in the recloseable/non-liquid bag. Tipped bigger bucktail jigs with them and also used just a plain jig head and the grub.

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Northlander

One tip with Gulp if you dont buy the "Spill Proof" containers. Just cut a small slit in the cardboard when you open them. Just enough to get a finger and thumb into. Dont touch the seal on the edges of the containers. Gulp should actually sell them in the "Spill Proof" containers for what they charge for the stuff.

I find Power Baits will do the trick nicely. I use the Smelt on my flies on the Big Lake and catch trout on them.

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Casaloma

Ok, frozen sucker parts for me. I've been snapped off on Kek a kabic more than once. Partner got a 40" skinny Pike one May. Anyone get into Pike there?

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