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kab/nam vs vermilion

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our group has gone to Lake Vermilion the last 2 years and are looking at alternatives for this summer..we mainly fish smallies, but walleye and northerns are certainly on the agenda. Is Kab/Nam a better fishing choice in early July than Vermilion?

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Having fished both, but neither of them in July, I can tell you that Vermilion probably has better potential for a real trophy smallie. Both lakes are great walleye producers. IMO, Vermilion has lost its "remoteness". If that is important to you, like it is to me, then you will enjoy Kab/Nam.

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Having fished Vermillion most all my life and caught many, many fish. I love Namakan and this year I went up there 6 trips from early summer to late fall and you can catch smallies almost any time and the walleyes that time of year were much larger than you will catch on Vermillion. I would say Kab or Namakan. Both those lakes are remote though. So all you see is good clean air and fresh water.

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