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Plans are starting to shape up for another trip to Gods Country but my labor day experience is limited on Namakan. We are usually up over the 4th so I am looking for some general info or confirmation about what the fish are up to this time of year.

We usually fish some deeper rock humps, mud flats, island breaks, mid-lake humps and some weed lines and let the fish tell us where they want to be but with 3 kids under 1.5 coming with fishing time will be brief compared to usual and we have never had great success after dark so it limits the options or opens up new things to try when the little ones crash.

My thoughts are to start at the 20-30 ft range because it is still hot and water temps are up but then I hear a story about a bunch of boats out on Pat Smith at night? Are they biting at night on Namakan? Not much luck for me after dark but we usually are jigging or rigging so those are my go to options unless cranks make more sense?

Wondering what works for you over Labor day weekend?

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bmc

We were just up this past week, our first trip up there ever.

We fished a bunch of deep spots that friends gave me and we had minimal success.

We ended up fishing a shallow hump 8-10' of water on a windy day w/ high skies and did pretty good. TONS of small smallies and enough nice walleyes to keep it interesting.

Slip bobbers w/ a jig and leech or crawler.

I'm sure if we would have fished this spot earlier in the morning or in the evening before dark we would have done better.

Lots of people up there camping and houseboating. Thinking June might be a quieter time to be up there?

Good Luck!!

Brian

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Got it and sent you a reply!

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Big Jeff

thanks

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