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Anybody have any info about the blackhoof river east of Barnum? I hear there are brook and brown trout. Heading to a buddies cabin in the area and are thinking about trying it out. Thanks in advance

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so haaad

I've fished it. It definitely has fish, but I wasn't all that impressed with the fishery. Pretty remote for being close to Duluth and Cloquet, and nice scenery.

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Roughfisher

It also gets a run of steelhead. Good trout water, but remote and difficult to traverse. Bring a shotgun, too ...

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sparcebag

Wow I used to live in the area! Fantastic trout waters! browns are huge! from Hwy. 23 walk in bout 40 acres take fork to right facing upstream nice deep holes lots a bugs heavy woods hard fishin.there now are access roads or paths off Co. Rd. 6. DNR says blackhoof is Mns. best trout waters off north shore,excluding southern Mn.

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    • Tom Sawyer
      Walleye numbers are strong, unfortunately the perch forage base on the lake has exploded. Lots of 3" - 5" food =  a tough bite....  
    • Alex wilhelmi
      Ok guys just a question not looking for places to go or tips. Just a question about the fish numbers. I've read multiple reviews that are good and bad, some say the Indians are over fishing it, others say all the sleeper houses are over fishing it. That and when the DNR does their number count. Walleye numbers are really low. Others say it's awesome fishing. But the bass and big walleye and Pike are eating all the young eyes. It's a huge lake it has to be good! Friend of mine went up with a portable Last weekend for the tournament and a 2.5 lb tullibee won the whole thing. And he didn't catch a thing. Long trip from Iowa to get beat down like that. I want to fish this lake so bad, with a portable or sleeper. But is it worth it? Fish numbers good or not? Thanks guys
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      Not sure who you have tried,  but it can be difficult as a result of the Perch Extravaganza. I have to believe somebody has a shack yet. I'll throw out some name's: Jerry Brandts,  Eddy Lybacks, Kevin McQuoids (Macs Twin Bay), Hunter Winfields, Dickies, Castaways, Agate Bay, Hunters Point, Barnacles, Red Door, Twin Pines, Garrison Sports, Rocky Reef, Appledorns, KJ's Ice fishing, Randys Rentals. Good Luck, hope you find a shack
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      great reminder!  
    • LoonASea
      I fished out there last wednesday ,,, Launched out of Washburn and headed towards Houghton Pt ,,, Lots of current on the brakes to deeper water ,,, Ended up getting 2 splake and one whitefish ,, Marked lots of interested fish just didnt get hooked ,,, Hope to get back out there soon but now that we got snow Im gonna hit the snowmobile trails while it lasts   
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      nickeleye, Thanks for the report! Lookers but no biters seems to be the pattern the past couple of weeks. Common for this time of the winter on Vermilion! Cliff
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