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Rugbyguy

Deep, Big, or Rice Portage

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Rugbyguy

I'm coming up with the wife for the long weekend and would like to catch some fish. We will likely be limited to the portage chain. Any advice or what to bring and what depths to target would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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loucks

Troll shallow diving raps on Rice and you will catch pike all day. Also at the mouth of the channel of deep portage you can find some nice crappies in 12-15 ft. Walleyes on deep are few and far between, but can be VERY nice size wise. Deep diving crank baits after dark is how Ive found them. Family has a cabin on Rice, been fishing there for 5+ years. Hope this helps.

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Rugbyguy

Thanks for the information, hopefully the weather cooperates for us.

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24" 4 lbs.

AndyWalleye24.jpg

Here's a shot of the walleye I caught this weekend at Big Portage Lake. Only walleye of the weekend, but the northerns were plentiful.

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