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Kab/Nam vs. Rainy

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I'm going up to the area May 30 and was wondering which lake is recommended for fishing and camping. I've been to Kab and had a great time, just didn't fish much. It's me and two other rookies looking to catch a few fish and a small buzz.

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I replied earlier, but I guess reply did not go through. I prefer Kab for fishing and camping. Rainy may have a better supply of big fish, but Kab has great campsites as does Namakan. The Kab/Nam basin has better wind protection from the strong winds and currents of Rainy, when it comes to camping. There are I believe 30 plus improved campsites on the Kab/Nam basin.

Fishing early season is usually as good or somtimes better on Kab then Rainy, and Rainy improves as a rule mid-season.

Read the posts between now and vacation time for both Kab and Rainy, you can always portage over to Rainy from Namakan.
Good luck, guts <{{{{{{{><

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Guts, it's been years since I've been to Woodenfrog, where are the great camping spots? Does Marty Narbo still run a resort? I know his place had some camping spots.

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Ron,
First, Marty does still own property next to Tomahawk, they rent some, but are not real active in the renting end of things. Health for Narbos is a factor. I know Tomahawk rents camp spots, and I imagine Marty still does if you can reach him.
Woodenfrog State campground is still very viable and a nice place to camp. The sites there are all unimproved, no electric, no water. Naturally the park has many water based campsites. If you look on the internet at www.kabetogama.com they list all the various resorts that have campsites, improved and unimproved.

I would think fishing here is now much better than you probably remember, due in part to the slot limit., guts <{{{{{><

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