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vexilareye

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vexilareye

Hey guys,

Looking to take a few clients up to Mille Lacs and fish for a day or so. Looking to fish all day in our own boats, maybe a launch for the evening, spend the night and fish a half day the next. Any recommendations on where a guy should stay? Any resorts that offer launches for something like this? We would probably be bringing 3 boats and have 9 guys or so. I have only been up on Mille Lacs once so any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.

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northender

Red Door Resort on the north shore has a great harbor and lodging for your group and boats. There is a good launch service for the evening action at Barnevelds Resort, just a mile down the road. A group of 9 would about fill their boat. It is a 36 ft. boat, not a big, crowded pontoon. Good fishing should be no more than a mile or two away by boat, or even closer.

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Iambjm

Appeldoorn's Sunset Bay resort, great launch, great cabins, awesome manager, my go to resort for launches. Plus he is a sponsor here on FM.And no I don't work for him, or am I related, I just think he is a cute little sh--

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Sifty

Appeldoorn's Sunset Bay resort, great launch, great cabins, awesome manager, my go to resort for launches. Plus he is a sponsor here on FM.And no I don't work for him, or am I related, I just think he is a cute little sh--

+1 for Paul he will do a great job for you.....now for him being cute??????

Sifty

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dfv87

Another +1 for Paul at Appledoorns... Cute? Hey, if that is your deal... This is a family page isnt it?

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vexilareye

I ended up going with McQuoids, a local recommended them. Has anyone stayed there before or used their launch?

Also, will be up there fishing the second week of September. What can a guy expect? I have been reading on here quite a bit and trolling leadcore has been successful. No one in my party has leadcored before or is set up for this. Can a guy get by with live bait? Lindy rigs, spinners, jig tipped with minnow? Thanks again for all of your help.

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soldoncass

A bunch of us went on Appeldorns night launch last night, had a fun time, caught some fish. I even got to meet the famous PAUL....enjoyed meeting/ talking to him. Our group almost all caught something, one PB eye (23 3/4), another 23 incher also released, along with some shorties. Enough eaters to keep us interested, even though they said it was slower than normal. If you are looking for a launch trip, give them a chance....I will again.

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