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Resort or motel suggestions

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I'm planning on heading to Rainy to try my luck. Can someone give me some suggestions on a decent place to stay. It will be just myself as I like to use my own schedule. Go when I want to, quit when I want to! I do not need anything fancy just something warm and clean. As I'm new to I Falls can you tell me where I can find a good bait shop. I know Fishmeister has been mentioned but I do not remember where he works.

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The motels in town are reasonably priced, sounds like you are not interested in staying at a resort as it will be a little fancier and a little more expensive. Falls Motel, Days Inn, and the Super 8 would all be good choices for a clean spot to stay for minimal money.

As for your bait and tackle needs, don't look any further than Rainy Lake One Stop. You can't miss it it's on your way out to the lake. There is however the outdoorsmans headquarters and sportsmans service in town.

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There are alot of nice motels in town.The Falls Motel seems to be setup for fisherman.

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Kelly (Falls Motel owner) and I hit a few spots yesterday. Here he is with a beauty he got March 11.

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I stayed at the Falls Motel for many years before buying my own place up here. It is clean and has good parking for boat trailers. Fishing spoken there. Ask him whose hole he got that pike from. We released everything as usual.

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HEY JIG,

WHAT TIME OF THE YEAR???

SINCERELY,

FISHMEISTER

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Rainy lake one stop is on the way to the lake ,it truly is your one stop before the lake ,they have everything you need,There staff realy know whats going on, on the water,and there selection of tackle is great, they also have room at the pumps for your rig. I stop there all the time.

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Fishmeister

I am planning on coming up sometime next week, 3-19-23 depending on the weather. I hope the ice roads hold up. I have watched the forum all winter and it sounds like the fishing has been pretty good so I hope it holds up.

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