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      Fishing Minnesota had added a new menu item (see above) called Fishing Report Clubs. It's a way to keep the really good fishing reports coming and being shared only with those who also provide detailed fishing reports. We will only approve new members who request to join if they have already posted a recent fishing report in the area forum, associated with the Fishing Report Club area  you want to join. We are going to limit the number of regular memberships, in the Fishing Report Clubs, to the top 20  members in each Club, to those with the best frequency and quality fishing reports provided in the club and less so in the regular fishing report forum open to all members. The higher quality fishing report reserved for the club of course. If  you want fishing reports  around your area, I would Join Now, some of the clubs are starting to fill fast. Use the Fishing Reports Club link in the Menu above (after you've posted a fishing report in the regular area forum) and request to Join.
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Wade Joseph

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7 hours till I'm on my way up. This will be my first time ever fishing rainy. I hope the fishing is decent. I have fished sand point and namakan the past two years in spring and fall > i have also fished LOTW's a few times in years gone by but this is my very first time to rainy. I am kinda pre "scouting" for next springs family fishing/camping trip but also looking foward to putting a hurtin on some eyes and maybe a smallie and northern or two. Wish me luck. If you see a green f150 with "fishahollik" on the bug deflector, beep and wave or stop me and say hi. Feel free to offer a map and gps nunbers if your so inclined wink.gif

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Northlander

Loonasea has enough to keep ya bussy for a few days. I hope you guys dress warm. Im sure you will find the fish.

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Wade Joseph

Well...As far as the fishing went, I am not real impressed.

Randoid and I had a good time but we didn't get alot of fish. The majority of them were under 12". We managed one slot fish (randoid). I had one I am sure was a slot that I "released" boatside, and three nice ones this morning 14-16 inchers. Randoid caught two small pike that smelled really strong and I caught three little smallies and 1 perch.

We fished pretty hard, and tried alot of different places and several different presentations as well as different baits (minnows, crawlers, leeches). All in all it was a fun trip, but not in the top 2 on my "gotta get back there" list.

The "campsite" is a story for another day...

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Northlander

Thats too bad. Was it windy up there as well? It was brutal down in Duluth/Superior.

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FullTilt

Wade, my interest is peaked, what's the story on the campsite? Did you end up in Lost Bay?

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