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cloyd

Breakwall curse is over..the gods smiled

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cloyd

well I have paid my dues an the curse is over

SW wind...light..sunshine..tourists as thick as june misquitos

got there after noon..had breakfast in grand marias an checked out the local habitat over a cup of cappichino to much my surprise was rather good looking

thank god am not married or id still be up there trying to remove my wifes foot from my keester

break wall at 2pm...used a crawler on one rig an casted with the other

btw found a nice st.croix rod 11'4" that i am so looking forward to using next steelhead run..love this rod

about a half hour into castng a orange/gold kroc a flash right next to the breakwall as this small trout smacked an fought to get off..which he did

my excitement exploded as this was my first hit in 2 years on the wall

soon after i caught a white fish or tulibee about 3#..was huge an gave a great fight..guy next to me caught one as well on a spoon

shortly there after i caught a coho about 14" long..great fight

caught a laker as well on a silver croc later in the afternoon about 2an half lbs

overall i got a whitefish...laker an 3 coho..an prob about 5-6 hits

glorious day of sunshine..fish..an my new rod

now if only i could find a year round job up there that would pay the bills...id be in heaven

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Pikester

I hear you on the job thing. If I could find something decent I would move tomorrow.

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Steve Foss

cloyd, when the breakwall gods smile, they REALLY smile, eh?

I think that "whitefish" was probably a lake herring. Their numbers have come back, and you occasionally find schools of them cruising around the wall in summer. They taste quite good, and some guys keep a third rod rigged with a little jig/fly for when they see a school come by. Herring have small mouths and, while they'll take spoons, they're more easily caught on the smaller lures.

Good job on your catch. grin.gif

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LilBear

this is my first post, I am the gentlemen you met out on the breakwall on Sunday. I sure enjoyed the day and thank you for enlightening me and being a great sportsman. I started to check this forum out and thought this is the best one yet! I will send a quick email and send you my info too smile.gif

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Surface Tension

cloyd you've paided your dues to the wall, glad you got hooked up.

LilBear, welcome aboard!

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Steve Foss

Welcome, LilBear. Good to see you here. grin.gif

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DEADhead

The gods must still be smiling this week....

I've been in town on a job and hit the wall for a couple of hours the past two nights after supper. Last night I caught a small 20" laker, and tonight I caught another 20" laker, and a cisco (it had an adipose fin). All the fish were caught on crocs, hammered copper/orange and chrome/blue.

I'll hit the wall again tomorrow night and hopefully complete my limit of lakers for the smoker smile.gif

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DuluthGuy

Ahh, this deserves Butch's "Adda Boy" Award!

Congrat's~

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sachem longrifle

Which breakwall? Are you talking about the duluth entry? i have caught some big pike from the duluth entry wall this time of year

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Steve Foss

sachem:

We're talking about the breakwall on Agate Bay in Two Harbors.

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cloyd

Hey lilbear...glad ya found the forums..welcome

great bunch here...

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Northlander

Welcome Lilbear. Nice to have you joining the ranks on the Duluth Forum. Lots of good guys and some great fisherman on here as well.

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