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Seabass77

So what is everyone up to for opener?

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We'll be at the family cabin on pokie this coming weekend for opener. Probably hit mille lacs but maybe split hand or just give pokie a shot. Where are good options for pokie on opener? How about split hand? I'll post results when I get back. This is our first year on pokie with the new cabin. I look forward to a great season. Good luck everyone.

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nevr fished pokie early splithand I would try by the river and the creek between little and big.

Jason

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Seabass,

not sure where your cabin is located, but I used to live on the laplant road and fishing early season was very good on the north shore of the wendigo arm, just to the east of the creek/flowage that comes fro woodtick lake.

there is a public landing there in that flowage.

just in front of the flowage there is an island.

to the east of the island, there is a nice gradual sand flat that drops to the deep from shore. you can work it east to the point and back to the island back trolling with a jig and small shiner, or I have had great success with a slip bobber out in the 12 foot range during the evening bite.

this is based on past outings. I have not done this for a number of years, but if I was going to try pokegama, this would be one of my first stops.

good luck

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We are on Laplant, just east of the launch by 1000 feet maybe. Great tips and thanks for the advice.

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Seabass, welcome to the neighborhood, your place is very near my house. I am about 500ft. east of the Laplant public access. I will be on Mille lacs for opener but hope to fish Pokie Sunday night, weather permitting. Jigglestick gave great advice, or you could tie on a minnowbait, like a small husky jerk, rogue, or originol rapala and cover some water after dark. Hope this helps, good luck.

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Taking notes... I am staying on Pokegama for the summer up until fall. So I plan on a lot of time on Pokie. However I will be on Winnie for opener.

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I will be on Winnie sat

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We are on Laplant, just east of the launch by 1000 feet maybe. Great tips and thanks for the advice.


perfect!

this location is just a couple minutes straight across the lake from you. probably directly north of your cabin.

check it out and let me know how you do. it's been quite a while since I have fished there.

Good Luck!

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Great tips everyone, thanks!

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SPOT X for me

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