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Grainbelter

Rainy sturgeon trip

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Grainbelter

Made our annual trip up this year which is a bit early for us but it worked out. Took us a day and a half but found a good spot that put out 13 good fish in a day and a half. Our first day brought us a 57,46 and 2 little guys at the Little Fork. 2nd day we pulled in a 56.5,53,53,50,53,and a 46. 3rd day was good again with a 50,45,50,57,53, a 61 and the whooper of the trip 66 x 30! By far my biggest yet!

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We thought about trying for some walleyes but just couldn't pull the trigger when you're catching these.

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Tyler Holm

Holy buckets. Congrats on that BEAST. Thanks for the sleepless night tonight. wink I'm heading up tomorrow.

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davidbigreelz

Thats an awsome trip congrats, wish i could make a sturgeon specific trip! I got a question for you sturgeon pros, I spent 13 days on rainy lake last july and every once in a while we would notice the bottom of the graph clutter up for a few minutes. It would get just full of well, clutter, it looked like it was marking huge fish on top of one another. it happened twice on the downstream side of the channel before headed east towards the second main lake area and a couple times near the mouth of the kettle river after goin up and seeing the dam. Do sturgeon travel in schools/packs when they are in the main lake? each time was in bout 30-35ft of water and distinctly a good foot off bottom.

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crazyice

Holy bucket of lard!! What a pig of a fish! A couple years back I caught a 62x30 (my avatar shot) and I thought that one was big, but yours puts mine to shame! Congrats on a true river monster!!

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EW6

Nice report! So did you move downstream from the little fork to get into the big brutes? I'm wondering how far the big ones have moved up river?

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Grainbelter

Little Fork put out some including this tank of a 57"

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But most were caught further downstream where we had the river all to ourselves.

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davidbigreelz

man... those are beauts!

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