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CaptJohnWis

First bass boat on Rainy?

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I think I may have been the first one to use a bass boat on the North Arm. My very first trip to Rainy I took my brand new bass boat up here. All 20 HP Merc and 8 lb thrust electric motor. Stayed at Devils Cascade Camp and had a whole cabin to myself for $8 night. That was about all I could afford back then!

I fished one time in a bass boat in Missouri and had to have one. No more bench seats or oars! It was either 1971 or 1972, not sure. It was the year before the tornado tore up the camp (I was there for that too!).

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RainyPro

John,

Love the old photo, is it showing the water coming into cascades in the background? Not much water coming down the falls?

I've been going up to the falls for the last 6 years during the middle of June, there is always lots of water coming in.

What time of year was this photo taken?

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leechlake

love the boat, chain stringer, and fish. The old school white tee shirt isn't bad either. Only thing you needed was a heater in the corner of your mouth.

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CaptJohnWis

I think it was June or July. When there is a good flow cowing down the Cascade, there are usually fish. But I have been there in fall with good current and NO fish.

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You missed my military shirt. I stopped for the night in Yellow Knife on my way to Alaska. Was wearing that military shirt (without insignia). A bar kinda like the Longbranch in Gunsmoke without the gunplay. The locals there bought me plenty of drinks cause I was military and poor at the time. Some of them had kin folk in US military.

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