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JBMasterAngler

Gunflint Report

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I spent the weekend fishing gunflint lake. Despite the wind, the weather was great! The fishing however, not so much. I caught 1 laker. 28 inches, 9 pounds. Biggest laker I have ever caught, so at least I had that going for me. According to everyone else the fishing was very slow. Was anyone else fishing the grand marais/ gunflint trail area this weekend? How'd you do?

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I've fished the gunflint the last three weekends in a row. Two weeks ago was dead slow, not one single fish all weekend. the week before last was decent. took home our limits of fish and lost 3 - 4 times that many. This weekend was dead slow again. Although this weekend we were more focused on winter camping and having a good time as oppossed to really looking for the fish.

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JB, I wouldn't be too upset about a day on the water where only one fish is caught if it is my biggest to date!!! Nice job, hopefully I can put just one laker in the boat this spring when I give it my first try. I don't care if it is a small one!!! cool.gif

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Oh yeah, landing that fish was the funnest time I've ever had on the ice! This was my first time fishing for lakers through the ice so I didn't quite know what to expect. I figured we'd catch a few, but nothing over 5 pounds. I'll take one 9 pounder over a few small ones any day though! I don't know if I'll go back to gunflint next year, but I'm for sure fishing lakers through the ice ALOT more often!!!

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