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FISHING REPORT///AUG 9TH

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HI F.M.ERS,

HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO FISH WITH 2 OF THE BEST WALLEYE FISHERMAN I KNOW ON RAINY TODAY, JIM ROLANDO & TOM WORTH ARE KNOWN TO THE LOCALS AS COUPLE OF GUYS WHO KNOW HOW TO FISH. WE FISHED REEFS & BREAKLINES, AND DID THE BEST IN 30 TO 40 FEET WITH LINDY RIGS, WHOLE NIGHTCRAWLERS, A FEW ON SHINNERS. WE HAD 11 OR 12 IN THE SLOT, KEPT 7, AND RELEASED A FEW SMALLER FISH AND BASS. WAS FUN TO FISH WITH THOSE GUYS, TOM HAS BEEN FISHING RAINY SINCE 1958, THE YEAR I WAS BORN, SO HE HAS FISHED RAINY ALMOST 50 YEARS., IT WAS HONOR TO BE IN THE BOAT WITH THEM.

SINCERELY,

FISHMEISTER

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Anylakeanytime

Did you try leeches? We are going up next Thursday for our annual trip and usually only buy leeches... I am rethinking this, as every report thus far has night crawlers being the best bait.

Thanks,

Ben

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fishmeister_86

HI ANY LAKE,

I HAVE NOT DONE AS WELL ON LEECHES, HOWEVER THEY WILL STILL WORK, JUST HAVE DONE BETTER ON SHINNERS & CRAWLERS. AS FAR AS THE AREAS YOU HAVE MENTIONED, I DO NOT FISH THEM LIKE SUPERBLACK & SOME OF THE OTHERS DO...SO I'M LETTING THEM HANDLE THAT REPLY.

SINCERELY,

FISHMEISTER

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Northlander

Fishmeister it was a blast fishing with you guys. Thanks for letting arookie follow ya around for a bit!

Our day started off slow and got even slower mid day. Later in the evening I did a little exploring and hit reefs on my chip that nobody was on. It payed off a bit. I got 6 nice eyes. All in the slot except 1. Wound up with about 9 eyes 1 big smallie, 1 6" walleye grin.gif and a few pike.

All but 1 fish came on crawlers with just the tail blown and a bare red #4 hook. ( Took a while to figure out the tail blowing up trick) 1 was on a shiner and none on leeches or gulp.

Lots of fish suspended on reefs so next time up I will troll some sticks/cranks.

Dave can I rent the Cabin the night of the 14th and 15th? I would love to explore Rainy some more. Call me or Ill call you when I get back in town. Mil Lacs tomorrow.

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Super Black

Fishing with leeches had been really good and I would have used them on the last trip, but nobody in Fort Francis had any. I checked 3 bait stores in and around the Fort and nothing. Just glad they were going on crawlers and cranks..

Sincerely, SB

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