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Drake

Blackduck Area Fishing

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Who has been out fishing in the area the past week? We have found that fishing for us and our guests has been the same the past week as the previous ones. Blackduck Lake is still touch for the walleye bite, with most around here attributing it to the high heat that we had had, but August is typically slower on the Duck. A few anglers have found a few walleyes in the evening hours doing a slow troll with spinners tipped with leeches, but not many. Some pike have been reeled in while trolling and had one group that caught a couple of bass.

The gill bite in the area still continues to be good bobber fishing with a jig tipped with a leech. Still look to the weeds along the shorelines as the cabbage is not in the lakes as it normally is. Bass, pike and a few crappies are also being reeled in with this presentation also.

Anyone been to Island Lake lately?

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Drake, I've been guiding on lake Bemidji last week for 5 days and fishing was incredible. We were in 5-7 feet of water and the fish were really feeding. We were catching limits of fish in a couple hours. Trolling cranks over the flatts has been the ticket. The fish were really nice eater sized fish. 14-19 inchers.

Haven't been to blackduck for a couple weeks. However lake of the woods and other area lakes have been pretty good.

Good luck.

Kupcho

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