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ghost

What gear for 30 ft?

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Hi - the family's heading up to Rainy Lake tomorrow, and its our first experience with the area. I see that folks (that seem to know) are fishing in 30 ft - what size jigs are you using for that depth. Does anyone troll at that depth, or mostly jig fishing? Does color matter at that depth (that should get some comment(!)?

Thanks, any opinion are welcome! We'll be in the Dryweed Island area.

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I would run anything from 1/4th to 1/2 oz. jigs depending on wind etc. If you anchor you can stay light and if trolling or drifting go just heavy enough to keep in contact with bottom without having to have too much line out.

In 30' of water I was Lindy Rigging with 1/2 - 3/4 oz sinkers and a 4-6' leader. Bare hook and bead or a small float above the hook. #4 hooks seemed best. I wouldnt be afraid to try a spinner rig though.

We trolled sticks and cranks but no luck. Maybe with the fish going to a smelt/minnow bite lately you can get them trolling sticks?

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ghost

Great, thanks for the tip!

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