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fishinz4me

Live bait supply???

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I was wondering if there is going to be a shortage of live bait such as shinners and or fatheads.... With the restrictions that have been put into place because of the Spiny Waterflea we were wondering if we should stop on our way up to get bait.. We fish on the west side so i was thinking about calling the Gateway and Bait n Bite to see what they had to say... Any info is appreciated.. Thanks and have a GREAT opener...

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Bait should be no problem. Phil just totally cleaned and overhauled the minnow tanks last week because he had a "big shipment" coming in! I can almost feel the tug on my line now!!!

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Thats what i want to hear. We were hoping that would be the case but we just werent sure. Sure hope the weather cooperates this weekend for everyone...Good luck and leave a few for us...

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Not sure if this is derailing this thread, but what the best place to get bait (minnows/leaches) between Orr and Crane Lake?

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Wade, I believe Anderson's in Crane lake is the place. Maybe the dockboy can help you out.. Fishkab

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Wade, FishKab is right Anderson Outfitters a mile before the town of Crane Lake. Thier open early in the morning and have good fresh bait. Hope this helps.

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fishinz4me, try Cold Springs between Orr and Kabetogama. Largest dealer around the area and decent prices. Worth seeing their tanks.

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You guys are awsome. Thanks!

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Cold Springs is a great bait store with a great selection and pricing the only problem is that they aren't between Orr and Crane Lake.

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That is correct. If you read my post you will also notice that I was responding to fishinz4me as he was inquiring about bait on his way to the west end of Kabetogama.

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Fishinz4me, check Gateway out, they have gallons of minnows, lots of leeches, crawlers, the works, they are right at the walleye entrance to West Kab. Good luck, guts

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fishinz4me, chek Gateway out, right at the Walleye Statue turn off into West Kab. Today they had gallons of fatheads, rainbows, shiners besides jumbo leeches and crawlers. good luck, guts

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fishinz4me, check out Gateway Store, at the Walleye statue at the entrance into West Kab. Today they had chubs, rainbows, shiners, jumbo leeches and crawlers ready to go, good luck on the lake, guts

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Lots of good bait stores in this neck of the woods. Where ever you buy your bait I hope everyone has a safe and productive weekend. Have a good opener and leave some fish in the lakes for the rest of us. laugh.gif

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Guts.. We ALWAYS stop by the Gateway on our way to Sam and Joans... Looks like its gonna be a beautiful day on Kab tomorrow for opener... Wishing everone luck and please be safe....

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