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eric anderson

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eric anderson

Hello Everyone

My name is Eric and I am looking for advice for fishing Crane Lake during the summer, spefically during the early weeks in June. I love to cath large pike and bass, and some panfish. I am probbaly going to go to a campsite with a tent with one of my buddie and bring along my aluminion boat and stay for a week.I plan to camp on the Southside of the lake. So any advice on what lures/colors/baits, locations/bays would be greatly appreciated! Thanks All!

Eric Anderson

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MissouriJeff

read the next thread down "boundary waters" it gives info about your question.

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Skip111

Eric,

If you obtain a good map, there is a nice place to set up a tent at Mukooda Lake. Also a nice little lake to try out. It is an easy access from Crane. I will be fishing the lake for a week in late May. Haven't ever fished this lake this early in the year but I will report on our results after we return.

If anyone can provide some input on fishing this area in May, I would appreciate it. Thanks.

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eric anderson

Hey Skip, Thanks for the reply, I was wondering do you know if you can get to Mukadoo by car becasue i have a small boat and I know it would take awhile to get there!!!! Well talk to you later. Good Luck Fishing

Eric

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bigtimber

You cannot reach Mukooda by car. It is a really short portage (maybe 500'). A couple resorts (Pine Point for one) keep a few boats there for rent. It may be possible to haul/drag your boat there (how heavy & how many guys to help?) from the dock on Sand Point as it really is an easy walk, but only you can determine if that's possible. Canoes or rent a boat would make more sense.

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eric anderson

i was wondering where the panish bite. do you know if crane or mudooka has good sunfish/crappie action. i am going to head up to crane around the early weeks of June.

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Skip111

Eric, haven't experienced panfishing enough to know of good spots. I do know that Mukooda has huge bass and good walleyes. It's a nice, little, super clear lake. I'll be up there for a week prior to Memorial weekend. I'll report on our trip when we return.

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Capt. Quicksteel

Mukooda is loaded with bluegills and crappies. We have made excellent catches along the west side weed lines at various times during the summer. It's also a great place to catch lake trout. All in all a fun lake for fishing and camping....

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