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fishnowworknever

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fishnowworknever

Thinking of hitting up the Wharf after V-day. Any reports from there this year? Any other suggestions on a resort that has 2 person sleepers?

Thanks

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mniess

Wilderness warmth has great rates and they sponsor this forum. click the banner at the top and you will find they are much cheaper and a closer drive to the cities by about an hour

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binger

I am sorry but the wharf is not an hour from wilderness.As for the fishing, it seems to be just like everywhere else on Mille Lacs, you need to move around to find em!

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fishnowworknever

Yea I was going to say, it's maybe 15-20 mins further north than Wilderness. Thanks for the sales pitch though wink

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binger

anyone have any reports from fishermans wharf, or that general area? I am heading up with a group of guys this weekend. Any reports would be appreciated.

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fishnowworknever

We went Sunday - Monday, got up there around 5am and fished out near 4 mile in the portables. Had a little luck out that way, then scouted around all day long until about 7:30. We went back to the rental and had the first pout come through around 11pm and continued through the night.

They have their rentals in between Shaw's and 2 mile in about 31fow, I would suggest bringing your portables with and moving around. The ice is great to drive on everywhere, hardly any snow at all. I brought the auger extension, but ended up not needing it (barely).

Good luck

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binger

thanks for the reply jhall555!

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