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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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On 4/18/2017 at 10:41 PM, reelguy said:

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! 

 

For this time of year you could use smaller dipseys if you don't have planer boards. Or what I do sometimes is have  longer rods towards the front of the boat and shorter rods towards the back, no dipseys or boards, and just troll that way

 

 

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