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wally_joyner

Best lake in the area

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I'm coming up to PR this summer and just wanted to know what everyones favorite lake was. I've fished Big Sand, Little Sand, Potato, a couple of the Crows and Long so far, and kind of want to get some new blood in there.

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Big Toad over by Snellman, lake George are great lakes at times with lots of walleyes in them. my favorite is on your list already in Long, i love it all summer long. Jonah

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Hey Man,

I would have to say if yout talking Walleye I'll have to

say Potato. If you include Muskies it's Mantrap.

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Thanks guys, I got a chance to get out on the 'Trap this summer and was able to pull out a decent musky and have had a little success with walleyes over at Potato. I had a real good bite with walleye over at one of the Crows last year. Still need to get out on George and the other one though

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I can say the wallys in Potato can be pretty difficult at times but if you find them you can be rewarded. I have cought 3 that would be in the 8-10 lb range while fishing the weeds for bass. There are some really nice ones in there.

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well we just got back from one of the crows and we pulled up some 3/4 lb crappies. if that doesent qualify for something i dont know what will.

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where did you end up staying since in-we go had frozen pipes.

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(1) Long

(2) Island

Potato-- Easier catching smallies than walleyes

2+lbs. last weekend on Red.

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Well, I'm biased towards Long. I've lived on it since I was little. Great for fishing until the weekend party tourists arrive.

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just beat the early risers. inside weed line 6-8 ft.

had trouble getting any under 20 in. best 9.6lbs.

bass get to be a pest deeper.

Island different style fishing but perch get to be pest.

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There are so many good lakes in the area it is hard to narrow them down. It's hard to narrow one down overall.. Big Sand is Great for walleye, the trap obviously for muskies.. but which lake overall bass, northern, crappie, walleye, and/or muskie is the best lake for quantity/quality?

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Go Ike, In my opinion that would be Long Lake. It has all the species you mentioned except muskies and that lake I catch more quality fish than any other lake in the area.

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It's not quite in Park Rapids but just a 15-20 minute drive. Height of Land has quality walleyes, bluegills, crappied, all the northerns you want, and Jumbo Perch. Just fish the weed edges in 7-10 fow and you'll catch fish.

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I have to go with Long my buddy has a cabin there if the eye's and northerns arnt biting you can have a blast going to any of the amazing structure spots and catch bass all day long.

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