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cheap guide or luanch

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hi, me and a couple of my buddie are heading up to mille lacs this friday just wondering if anyone could inform me of a cheap luanch or guide service? what does the average guide service cost? do you have to be eighteen to go on a luanch ?

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A friend of mine won a package at Izaty's that included a free launch, so I went with him. We had a blast! The captain tried a few different spots till we found em, 7' deep on the rocks. I was very pleased with the boat, the captain, and the bait runner. If you fish a lot, consider bringing your own spinning rod set up for slip bobbering. We brought own, as the poles they had were so so, and I like a longer rod, and lighter line than what they had. I think the trip is $35/person.

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thanks thats great info do we have to call to register?

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I would call and make sure that they have room on their boats. They usually have different time slots. 4 hour or 8 hour. It would suck to drive up there and not be able to get on.

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If you go to the top post on this page there is a link to some of the FM supported Resorts.I beleive it is call Mille's lacs resorts. The post is by Rick.

You could give a few of them a call.

Sifty

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My dad and I went out on a launch with Eddy's last night and had a great night. 38 'eyes caught in all (14 people on board) between 8:15pm and 10:00pm with a 28", 27" and a couple of 25"ers. Great people, great service. I recommend them highly.

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Going out of Eddy's this weekend with the wife and another couple. We got a package deal, but I think the launch is around $30

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That's correct....$30 per person. Everything is included. You just hop on, bring a cooler and have fun!

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thanks for all the help, we decided to go out of izatys, this friday 6-10. how do you think the bite will be ? i sure am excited!

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Are they still biting on leeches? If so does anyone know where can you still buy decent sized leaches. Thanks

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I came on line to ask the main question. glad to see someone already beat me to it. if there are any others would like to hear about them.Knew about Eddys but wondered if they were catching. grin.gif

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mille lacs was fun, my buddy cought a 4 pound smallie and i ended up catching a 26 in walter and tons of others i think there was 9 keepers total (and tons of 13 and unders)out of 10-15 people on the boat. it was well worth the money i recomend izatys to every one looking to go on a future luanch.

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We had the same luck out of eddy's My buddy's wife caught a 26in and we ended up keeping 6. I think we caought 30 fish with 11 people on the boat. The captain said we should be caughting them at 8:30, and it was like someone turned on a switch cause it was about 8:31 when we started hitting them. It was a GREAT time.

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