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reelguy

Boat fishing

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A few of us heading up to Two Harbors to fish the rivers. I was thinking about bringing my boat (17ft Alumacraft Trophy) to try Superior, if the weather is good.  I don't have down riggers or planer boards, am I wasting my time and gas money pulling the boat instead of staying on shore?  I am a newbie to the trout/salmon fishing scene.   

 

Any quick tips would be appreciated too, last year was my first year there and got skunked! 

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You can catch most all of the fish right now on the surface with plugs so it is worth a try. Worst of it is the best bite will be in the morning when the river bite is better as well.

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