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blank828

URL or Plantagenet???

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Please help with any suggestions. I have family coming up to stay in a sleeper feb. 5-7. I have never fished Plantagenet, but have a great deal on a place there. I have been to Red Lake before, but would have a much steeper bill there. I am just wondering how comparable the fishing is between the two. Also will be bringing portables if mobility is more necessary. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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slayer-of-fish

if you fish red, chances are you will have more action throughout the day and into the night as well, however, most of the walleyes will probably be smaller. if you fish plantangenete, you have the chance at a big walleye and more of a classic evening bite. most of the fish will be 18-20 inches verses url 15-17. thats just my experience though.. i use big minnows... Both of the lakes have big northerns but in my experience, plantans northerns end up on my line more often than url. If you fish plantan, stay around the point in about 12-17 feet. for url talk to people and look for where the rental houses are located. good luck(as if luck has anything to do with it)

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blank828

thanks very much for the info, gonna give plantan a go.

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spotchecker

Blank828 are you renting a sleeper on plantan ?

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kosterguide

who has rentals on plantan i dont think anyone does i ould be wrong

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Matt Breuer

You could be...

There are a few outfits running rentals on Plan.

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blank828

I found it online

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waska

who's runnin rentals on the north end of plan?

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