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bobbersup

emerald & ruby red shinners?

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bobbersup    0
bobbersup

I have been hearing about emerald & ruby red shinners and just wondering if anyone has ever tried them? if so where can a person find them? We'll be up Friday morning, fishing out of Zippel. Any reports would be appreciated. Looks like it's gonna be cold! cool.gif Didn't seem to hurt the bite last year hope it stay the same this year!

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Bobbersup: Emerald shiners should be available at the Log Cabin Bait on 172 headed toward Wheelers Point. I've also picked them up at Luckys on the far east end of Baudette near the intersection of #72. Ruby Reds are actually dyed fatheads. Not sure where they are available up there as I have never fished with them on LOW. I have bought them on occassion down here near St Cloud and can't honestly say they worked any miracles for me. Maybe it was just the wrong day. The resort we stay at (Riverbend) furnishes regular fatheads, however I always like to have the emeralds along as well. I'll look for your report as I'm headed up Monday early AM. Good luck and hang on. Bill

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Fished LOTW 6th,7th & 8th out of Adrians. Brought way too many shiners, some ruby reds and some chubs. Caught most of our fish on Chubs with reds coming in second and the shiners last. Besides, the ruby reds and the chubs last longer in the bucket. Ruby reds can be found just about anywhere in the Duluth area.-Pete

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Proctor Pete,

I noticed you were out of Adrian's recently. I'll be there on Friday, fishing out of one of their day houses. It's my first trip ever to LOW and with the forecasted temps, I broke down and erred on the side of warmth, not mobility.

Sounds like you had some success up there. Were you in a permanent or portable and what kind of depths were you in?

I believe the house I'll be out of is currently in 32' of water. Thanks!

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Bobbersup, I was out fishing yesterday at Morris which is just east of where you'll be, fishing was good and alot of suspended fish came thru 8-12 foot of the bottom so watch for these as they're nice fish that will plain hammer your bait. Emerald shiners are my prefered bait anytime I can get them, one thing about Emeralds is they are a bit wimpy. Do not mix them with other minnows in the same bucket, give them their own pail and they're happiest. Log cabin bait should and usually will have them, if not Adrians resort pretty much always does. Orange and Pink and glo has been the best colors for me on sunny days, gold when it's overcast, but gold always gets fish on this lake. High pressure coming back again may make the bite a bit tougher come the weekend.

Good luck and dress warm!

fiskyknut

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Hi Husk, we were in their permanent houses. Had the girls along with. Our houses were in 30 feet but we were in the 2nd row/road of houses. (You'll se what i mean, they have a hand made map)Roads were good on the lake, about 9 mile total trip out. Bring along a good radio, on the AM dial at 1410 is a pretty good classic rock station. One suggestion would be to bring along some candles or a lantern as their lights seem to disappear out of the houses or the cords get cut. A good Sharpie to leave your attempt at bad/pornographic poetry is helpful during the slow times. You should have a great time and make sure you tip Keith the bartender.-Pete

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