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JBMasterAngler

Rainbow Chubs vs. Small Suckers

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What seems to be working better on Mille Lacs? Seems that sucker minnows have been the bait of choice on most of the fishing shows I've seen this winter for deadsticks and tip ups. But for some reason, my gut feeling is having me lean towards chubs. Going up there this weekend, just wondering what the consensus has been with minnow choices for walleyes.

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Suckers and shiners worked best for us although we did catch some on chubs as well.

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Bring both.

Easy for a couple of guys to each try a different minnow to find out which works best.

Cliff

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12 minutes ago, Cliff Wagenbach said:

Bring both.

Easy for a couple of guys to each try a different minnow to find out which works best.

Cliff

 

I'd do what cliff said. Get both try both figure out what they like/want.

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I'd do what those guys said too because things can change.  Last weekend however, we had Rainbows, suckers, and shiners, and finally pulled everything but rainbows as they were the only thing producing for us.

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Might not be a bad idea to have both. Between me, my dad, and my 2 kids, that's a lot of lines in the water. Thanks for the feedback, guys! ;)

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A little off topic. What are you guys seeing for prices on medium suckers? Like walleye size 3-4 inch? Around like the brainerd area.

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Well, bait shop didn't have chubs, so I had go with shiners. Off to the big pond now, we'll see what happens.

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Spent all that money on shiners and suckers, and every fish I caught was on crappie minnows :crazy: go figure.

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1 hour ago, JBMasterAngler said:

Spent all that money on shiners and suckers, and every fish I caught was on crappie minnows :crazy: go figure.

 

You found shiners and suckers?!?! None what so ever around my area guy at the bait shop said no body has either anymore.

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Mike' bait on 8 has plenty.

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