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sachem longrifle

Fish lake near duluth

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Was great yesterday. Eating size walleyes and huge bluegill caught off bottom bouncers and crawler harness. Used the bottom bouncer more like a downrigger because of snags. Had a great breakfast this morning. Plus, got to play with my new boat cool.gif

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Thanks for the report.

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Are you fishing 8'-10'?

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seems 12 in the day, 6-8 as evening sets in

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Thanks. I'd been on them, then kind of lost 'em. Hope to get the wife and daughter out this weekend - 'spose you were moving right along. I've been using white corkies on a rig - 3'-4' above my slip sinker with a crawler.

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83 walleye I see your a counselor, so am I, where do you work? I may be on Fish Lake tomorrow afternoon. 1700 Lund Explorer with 115 Yamaha. Wife and Dog will be with. If ya see me holler Northlander and it will catch my attention.

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AOK.

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Has anybody been up to fish the last week or so? My girlfriend wants to go fishing on Saturday. Just hoping for a report on if the eye's are biting or if I just entertain her with sunnies. Because they're delicious too!

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At this time last year we had a blast drifting 1/8th oz. jigs and minnows over submerged weeds by Dock Island. We caught some huge perch and some nice sunnies as well as nice eyes.

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Thanks for the point in the right direction. I did well there this spring also. I'll post on Monday

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Dock island?? Is that on the point by the islands??

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I was wondering the same also. Is that the island with the dock that people camp at? SE from airplane island? Thanks for the info.

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Dock or Birch some call it. Be carefull if ya anchor lots of them stuck in the rocks over there.

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Thanks Northlander

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Well that is where I got married last year!

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You got married on Birch Island? Must have saved a ton of money on a hall? grin.gif

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Did you atleast leave your line in the water while you were saying your I do's? You never know when that big one will decide to grace you with its pressence.

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It was truly a wedding of our dreams!! We had 75 people on the island and even had a float plane so the "new" wife could throw her flowers from it!! We left the dock cause the pelicans just loved it!! We did get some heat from MP&L but told they we werent intreasted in "Squatting rights" as we worded the island all summer long...... I sure hope people take care of the island like we did!! We will be up there tomorrow to celibrate our anniverisy. If your out there we will be in a white and tan SmokerCraft.... Say HI!!!

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Pelicans on Fish lake? confused.gif

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I dont think the "dock island" referred to here is the same one You got married on as it wont fit 75 people,,,,Im thinking You had your cerimony at the campsite with the gardens planted on the west side of the lake ,,,,birch/dock island is almost due south of the public landing

Happy Anniversary!!!!!!!!

Randoid

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Well my weekend of fishing didn't make it out of the driveway. Hooked up the boat bought it to the front of the house, got out to lock up the house, came around the front end of my truck and saw a beautifully colored puddle that smelled so sweet! frown.gif Blew my water pump. But at least it happened in my driveway I guess. Better there than the landing. I guess I needed to do yard work anyways.

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