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where to catch eel pout

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Goin fishin has finally gone of the deep end. He finally cooked himself some eel pout and believes it may be the best fish he has ever eaten. If you know goin fishin, that is a lot of fish that he has tried. Anyway, it sounds like our March Perch outing may now turn into a March Pout outing. If anyone can direct us to an area with an abundance of pout, we'd really appreciate it. I am asking because he ate all the pout before I could get any and I'd like to try some.

Thanks!

YHD

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try the bottom!!!! usually find several there!!

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OK, I think you may be a little crazy, but here is the spot.

Go out of Hunters Point and out to Sly's. (short distance)

Caught seven 3 week-ends ago on the transition in about 20 ft. of water. We were using orange glow hooks with a half of a fat head hooked through the lips. Position so the minnow body is just touching the bottom or a boulder. Best time was about 3:00am - 7:00am.

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Good luck and good eating!

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I will agree with you on that one!! Last year we were out on banana reef. Real close to slys. We put the camera down and placed the minnow so it was just barely touching the bottom on one line. We were trying to do somthing different for walleyes. We caught about 15 of them between 7pm and 3am. The last one was so (Contact Us Please) big it broke the fire line when we tried to pull it out. I bet you it ran a good seven eight pounds!! I think the key is on the bottom and boulders.

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i havent caught a decent pout on mille lacs in a long time. however, we have caught some monsters on winnie. some of them easliy go 8 or 9 pounds. different colored fish up there. they look more like a leopard with all of the markings and lighter colored skin.

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God I wish it wasn't so, but I am hooked on those eel pout!!

I think I am going to have to check myself into the psych department. So the best time to fish will be night time I guess. Thanks for the info guys.

Goin fishin

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