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Rodric Christensen

NW Angle report ?

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Rodric Christensen

We have a group heading up to the NW Angle on sleds tomorrow. We will be staying on Oak Island & fishing for a couple of days. We were wondering if anyone has any recent fishing reports from up there. We keep hearing all the slow reports from the south end, and were hoping things were a little better up that way.

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Gissert

Where are you staying?

I have got a couple emails from friends, and the fishing has been pretty decent.

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Rodric Christensen

We are staying at Sportsmans Oak Island Lodge.

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Gissert

You should be in the ball park, then.

Are you fishing in portables?

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InTheSchool

A guest caught and relesed a 33 1/4 " walleye between Christmas and New Years. ChiChi is waiting for picts to put on their website!

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Rodric Christensen

We are bringing the gals along and doing a couples trip, so will just fish out of the rental shacks on this one.

33 inch Walleye----- WOW ! Will check their web site from time to time to see that one.

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NAMASafetyDirector

Was up in the Angle for about 3 days over New Years, the fishing is getting really good up there around Oak, lots of nicer fish being caught. I started off the New Years right with a 28 1/4 walleye on New Years morning! A friend of mine caught a 29 1/2 later that afternoon as well. The gang at Oak will take good care of you. You will have a great time for sure! Good Luck

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Tully

Where do you launch your sleds on the south? How long of a ride is it up there?

Thanks,

Tully

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NAMASafetyDirector

Normally a good place to unload and take off from is the public access boat ramp by Wheelers point but as of lately they have not been keeping it very cleared of snow so I'm not sure if that's still possible. The ride north normally runs about and hour and a half give or take depending on how you ride. It's approx, 40 miles from Wheelers point to Oak Island.

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BuschPilot

So Nama have you been across the big pond yet,I havent made it out for a couple weeks now, getting bummed about all this snow on the lake. Whats a guy to do. Looking for a good spot to pull out my house and waiting for where the good fishing will be next and accesible...

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NAMASafetyDirector

Ya, I've been up that way about 3 times already. Spent 4 days up there over New Years! Good time and great fishing up there right now. Finally found some nice fish! The first fish of the year was a 28 1/4 on New Years morning, what a way to start out! Definitly going to be hard to get out there. I have a couple suggestions for ya on your placement,I'll send ya an e-mail! wink

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Tully

We are heading up to Flag March 10-13 on our sleds. We fish up there every June, this will be my first ice trip. Any suggested areas that might produce this time of year? I'm sure Dan will have a pretty good idea of where they are. This is torture reading all these reports and I am stuck on land.

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NAMASafetyDirector

I would spend about 20 minutes with Dan and he'll get you pointed in the right direction. There's not too many people up there that know the Angle and the fishing hot spots like Dan does! Good Luck

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Rodric Christensen

We just got back from our trip to Oak and had a great time. We had good fishing and the trail was in great shape. They have been grooming and there is certainly plenty of snow. We fished 2 people per house and averaged 40-50 fish per house per day. A lot of nice quality eyes in that 15-17" range and 4 in the 22-24" range. We rode the sleds to the rental shacks so the gals could come and go as they pleased. We rode back into the lodge for lunch and refreshments each day etc., so we didn't even hit the fishing as hard as we do some trips. Those numbers could have been higher if we would have, but everyone had a blast and we plan on doing it again sometime.

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