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hey yall im headed to the Detroit lakes way on saturday thru wednesday for some fishin, never been up that way before and i would like to possibly pound on some largies. Any lakes up there anyone would recommend?? thanks in advance.

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Anylakeanytime

I haven't fished large mouths very often, but when I did on Star Lake, I managed to catch at least 4-5 each morning (I only would fish for about 3 hours). There are two arms on star (West and South) that both are good areas to fish for them (tons of wild rice and lily pads, reeds...etc.

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sloughshark

thanks a bunch ANYlakeanytime, appreciate it, I used to fish largies in the sauk centre area regularly but these will be all new waters to me. Walleye action pretty decent up there??

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shae1986

Walleyes have been going good along with the bass. Many lakes for you too try and if you want a big bass i would hit Big Detroit. There are some pigs in there.

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fisherdog19

Little Detroit, fish docks. Rose lake in the south arm would be another one. Sallie has nice largemouth as well. Trowbridge. Just a few off the top, most any lake around here will have them; they just don't seem to get fished too hard.

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Anylakeanytime

Wallyes have been great, but it slowed down (at least on Lida) last weekend? Not sure how it has been elsewhere.

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sloughshark

we'll be stayin at a cabin on Sybil lake, a little south of vergas. Hows that lake, if i can catch fish there, that'd be great, but im willing to travel. and thanks fellas for the reports!!

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BillP

DL area has been experiencing a LM bass boom in recent years. Most any lake in the area will be good. A friend and I caught over 60 in about 3 hrs. last year but I was trying to catch bluegills. (I would tell you what lake we were on but my buddy would kill me, he likes to catch the darn things.) I have had to change to superbraid line on my panfish rods because the bass keep tearing my ultralight rigs apart.

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CASTnBLAST

Sybil is a great bass lake,Loon is right across the road also good.

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sloughshark

gettin pumped for the trip, thanks for the info fellas!! I'll post a report when i return!!!

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sloughshark

caught a pile of panfish, had some good sized gills, sunnies, and rocko's. tried for eyes, but only caught sloughsharks, all of which were pretty small. Sybil lake is clear as a bell, tough fishin eyes with that clean of water. Tried LMB fishin a couple times, caught some on spinner baits, did good in the lily pads throwin scum frogs. Overall fun trip, never did try any other lakes.

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