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smelt run???

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Check out the BWCA-Duluth-Ely forum. There is a running thread there about the smelt run.

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Why go to Duluth when you can get all the smelt you want from Pokegama Lake? Check out the Grand Rapids forum for details wink.gif

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Guess a guy learns new stuff everyday. I had never heard of anyone smelting anywhere other than in the rivers flowing into Lake Superior. Where are some good places to go at Lake Pokegema?

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Hot spot is Sugar Brook Creek. It comes into Pokegama at Salter Bay. Park off County Road 239 (creek goes under it), which is off highway 17 (Sugar Lake Road). At night and they are running now!!

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The smelt are running in Duluth right now. I talked to some guys at work who were out last night and the filled several pails. They'll be out again tonight. I'll be on P.P. Fri and Sat. night then possibly up to the Lester.

Good Luck

Ukes

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