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We will be on Potato from the 8th to the 15th. We mainly go for panfish and eyes, but like to try our luck at Northerns. Any suggestions?

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MuskyBug85

it was tough guiding for me the last two mornings, managed walleyes both days but I really had to work for them. we caught our fish on crawlers in around 17 feet.

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dcicefish

I was at my parents since tues and did great with the panfish. Eye fishing a little slower, picked up a couple smaller northerns trolling cranks. Mixed in a really nice crappie, but just the one with lots of nice sunnies.

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Boscoe62

Can anyone tell me if you can get a 18ft Lund boat between Potato and Eagle Lake?

Thanks

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MuskyBug85

yes it can, Jonah

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Boscoe62

Thanks, I have been told that a larger boat might have a hard time in the channel between these lakes. I am coming up on July 21st and staying on Eagle Lake and did want to trailer the boat back and forth from Potato Lake if I did not have to.

Jonah, I will be stoppong in to see you sometime that week.

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MuskyBug85

sounds good to me, Jonah

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Chris_the_Cow

Boscoe are you staying at Eagle Beach resort?

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Boscoe62

Yes we are. Arriving 7/21 and staying until 7/28.

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