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clblanchette

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clblanchette

My girlfriend has purchased me a day in a fish house in Pelican Lake through Breezy point around the 14th of Feb. The hours I have the house for is 6am til 10pm. I have never fished this lake before. Can any one give me an idea what can I expect? If you know the lake can you tell me how good is breezy point is putting the houses on fish? What kind of fish am I more likely going to catch during day light hours and night hours. What lures are good idea to bring to this lake. They do provide rattle reels but I want to bring my own jigging stick and tackle. Anything that helps me would be greatly appreciated besides keep my line in the water.

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fishroger

I dont think breezy actually rents the houses, they contract with a local. The morning is generally good. The way the snow is they probably have the houses near the resort or out on weavers point. Any more snow and the only way you get out there is by snowmobile, slush is a problem in spots. I would try and get a house by weavers point in about 25' of water. Shiners and fatheads work on the rattle, but I think jigging is much better. Use a glow lure such as a swedish pimple, baby shad rapala with a minnow head about a foot off the bottom. A vexilar is real helpful in this regard because they can come by 2 or 3 times before they hit it. Crappies also come by in the morning so a crappie set up is good too.

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You are right I was just told it is out of another place that breezy point gives out when you make reservations. I will be bringing my humminbird 55 up with me. Im just hopeing to catch something.

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