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Going back up to Hungry Jack this upcoming week! I'm just wondering if it's worth hauling a heavy glass boat a few hundred miles or not? How's the fishing up in the Gunflint area? I would like to get a few walleyes into the boat, but could cast cranks or slip bobber off the docks at Hungry Jack Lodge also. Any thoughts?

Thanks, RangerJack.

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I wouldn't be afraid to bring the glass boat. Just check before with the resort about construction / gravel roads if you're worried about the gel coat. I had a few miles of unexpected construction / gravel on my way up to Rainy Lake this spring. They've got a nice landing there too. Good luck.....

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i have cought walleys off the cabin dock we stayed in. early mornings and toward evening. just when the sun hits the top of the trees in the evening and for about an hour afterwards. that was in the fall. call the owners and see if anyone else is haveing luck off shore. we had the boat along, but cought more off that dock. every evening at the same time. slip bobbers and leeches in 4 to 5 feet of water. good luck.

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I wouldn't be afraid to bring the glass boat. Just check before with the resort about construction / gravel roads if you're worried about the gel coat. I had a few miles of unexpected construction / gravel on my way up to Rainy Lake this spring. They've got a nice landing there too. Good luck.....

Goose, I had the same problem on my way up to Rainy this spring! Must've been the same road. My gelcoat is nasty after that road! Chips all over my nice hull, no thanks to the semi trucks that were driving 45 past us.

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Yeah, the shorefishing on hungry jack is pretty good. During the day the sunnies will keep you busy, but I've heard many stories of big walleyes caught off the docks. If you don't bring a boat, you can always rent one there.

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