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Jason Boser

fishing report 9-12-06

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Grand Rapids Winnie fishing report

Another year has gone with our annual handicapped fishing day. We had 43 handicapped people stay up at Lakewood lodge on sand lake for the night, then 16 fishing guides met them in the morning and took them fishing for a couple hours and we all came back and fixed them fresh fish they caught and potatoes and a host of other goodies people brought in. It was a treat. So hats off to Lakewood for donating their resort and all the fishing guides and the businesses that donated.

Speaking of sand what a treat to fish. The walleyes are there and finally starting to chew alittle most came from 9-11 ft on a crawler but some were caught with jig and minnow also. The panfish are also starting to be on the deep cribs and some of the rocks out in the deep water.

Winnie has been a good early fall bite also look for the fish in 4-7 ft with jig and minnow and a crawler is also working. The shad raps are also working with a nice mixture of walleye and northern both coming in when trolling in the 5-7 ft. The perch are showing up on those flats too and some dandies with a jig and minnow. I heard Pokie was good with the full moon trolling cranks on the edge of the flats and Trout Lake is starting to get going with a jig and minnow.

The fishing is only going to get better from here so get out and enjoy

Jason Boser

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