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FishinFreak17

Lake Superior report/McQuade launch

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FishinFreak17

Hit the lake at 9am today. marked fish in 170 fow in the 10-40 ft range. Went 5/8 and 4 of the 5 were caught on spoons on leadcore or down rigger 30 to 50 ft down. A Kavorkian, Monkey puke plus other greens and pinks. Did not mark many fish until late in the day and water temps were 46 to 59 (most caught later in the day at 55 surface temp). Water was like glass and the flies were not that bad. Came off the water around 530pm, long day for 5 fish, but always worth it!

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JAR JAR

Nice report, Does anyone hear anything about an accident or anything on the water saturday evening . I saw the Coasties and St.Louis Co. boats hauling a$$ and headed up the shore

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Did not hear or see anything. Tried to go out on the big lake today. No dice...high winds, so I launched at rice's pt and found the eyes in 6-8 fow. See the St. Louis River report for details.

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