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hillbilly2thebone

proposed 48" muskie reg on Pokegama?

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Anyone know what these signs at the landings are all about? I'm sure there are a few nice muskies in Pokey but I 'would by no means consider it one of the better muskie lakes in the area. why the reg.? is the DNR planning on doing some stocking in the lake or what?

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Probably because it's a contributary of the Mississippi.

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I've long been confused about the question of Muskies in pokie. I've been told that they are and that they are not there. I've heard a report of one being caught but I've talke to three guides that spend a lot of time on the lake and don't believe they're there. Then, about two weeks ago, I swear I saw two boats casting muskie lures by Chisholm. Now a regulation for Muskies posted at the landing?

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The Pokie is one of the many lakes the 48" reg is proposed for. I am sure it is because of the Missisippi.

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It is because of the Mississippi. They are in there I assure you but with TONS of places to hide they are tough.

My uncle who used to scuba dive in the Navy, spent some time under the water on Poke a few years back (15yrs ago?). He said they saw at least 5 fish that were longer then 36"... He did say one did look very much like a muskie and one looked very much like a pike. He was within 30 feet of each of them as he snuck up behind them.

After that he always brought a water under camera with him...

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