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smurfy
33 minutes ago, tinker said:

Bowstring Shores has an interesting view on their webcam .

pretty cool picture. added that to my favorites also!!!!!

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Here's some recent game cam pics from Up Nort

My son is doing the trapping. I just follow him and provide protection.😁 He gets to do all the lifting and carrying. He's training his kids to trap too. If they give out wolf permits then I will be tr

well fellas.......my last official day of employment today.........from here on out i'll be retired and plan on spending way more time up that direction!!!!!!!!   LOOK OUT!!!!!!!!!🤣🤭

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Check Duluth Harbor Cam . Scroll down menu to Two Harbors boat launch . Always something going on there.

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A few smaller lakes, 300 acres or less, are open between rapids and Marcell. Even saw a few boats out. Bigger bodies of water are pulled away from shore but probably another week or so before they open up 

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I'll be back up checking things out Wednesday and Thursday and will report again but after that I may not be back up till June 😥 

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Just about right, headed up Sunday morning.

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Awww carp, there goes the neighborhood!!:P

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46 minutes ago, gunner55 said:

Awww carp, there goes the neighborhood!!:P

👍🤪 yeppers!!!!!!!! 😆

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headed back north this thursday!!!!!!👍 are things starting to green up????? pretty brown when i was up 2 weeks ago. 

 

the 3 lakes i checked out water levels where up, so that looked good for now!!!!!!!

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My lawn is greening up, trees are budded, hosta's and rhubarb are poking out.

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38 minutes ago, PRO-V said:

My lawn is greening up, trees are budded, hosta's and rhubarb are poking out.

Panfish biting??

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I'm headed up the 9th-14th. Hopefully get some fishing in! Fingers crossed the crappies will be in the shallows 

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2 hours ago, smurfy said:

Panfish biting??

Haven't been out yet. Keeps snowing. Did see several boats trying for panfish on a small weedy bay west of town.

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So nice yesterday that I grabbed my crappie gear & went for a boat ride. No fish but did find surface temps of 54* out on the main lake.

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well, another trip in the books, headed up thursday, about 3 miles north of deer river i seen a bog ole bear cross the road!!!!!!! he was sitting at the edge of the road when i got to where he crossed, been a long time since i actually seen that happen, about 10;soish in the morning. 

 

all the maintence work is done, so it can be play time the rest of the summer. i did wet a line from shore on a few lakes but no go!!!!!!! i got all summer!!!!!!

 

also seen that hayslips has a meat raffle on friday nites.  guess the place has new owners.

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Those bears are really moving around. I saw 1 last weekend and 2 the week before.

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10 hours ago, PRO-V said:

Those bears are really moving around. I saw 1 last weekend and 2 the week before.

yea after mentioning that to a few people up there, i've been hearing alot of that!!!!!!!!👍

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if anyone's out and about fishing in the area, be nice to hear a report. my brother is up there now........if i hear anything from him, and i'm sure i will, i'll let ya know.

 

i'll be headed up on the 23rd for a 4-5 day stretch. after the opener and before the memorial weekend rush!!!!!!!!! hopefully it will be peaceful!!!!!!!😅

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Not going to be real quiet. We will be up the 24th to the 27th. We'll try to keep the noise down for you.   

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28 minutes ago, merc said:

Not going to be real quiet. We will be up the 24th to the 27th. We'll try to keep the noise down for you.   

Well I might just stop by, when's the fish fry.🤪 or will it be weiners on the grill!🥴🤭😱

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Fish fry should be on whenever we get enough. Forty three years the  same crew have been going and there actually were a couple of years that we had horrible weather and didn't get enough so we always have a backup plan. And yes that plan involves beer and cards. If you  get brave enough to come over to the other side of six stop in. No MGL but Busch Light is always stocked.    

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Although I did not try too hard, I didn't find any crappies in the shallows yet in the area, but the forecast with sun and warmer weather should help. I'll be back up in early June 

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1 hour ago, merc said:

Fish fry should be on whenever we get enough. Forty three years the  same crew have been going and there actually were a couple of years that we had horrible weather and didn't get enough so we always have a backup plan. And yes that plan involves beer and cards. If you  get brave enough to come over to the other side of six stop in. No MGL but Busch Light is always stocked.    

👍 hey I'll drink a Busch lite iffin it's free!!!😂 And I've never really been afraid of going over to the dark side.,... Er the east side of 6.😉

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1 hour ago, Kettle said:

Although I did not try too hard, I didn't find any crappies in the shallows yet in the area, but the forecast with sun and warmer weather should help. I'll be back up in early June 

👍👍 I'll be up in may. June, July, august.......🤭😉

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3 hours ago, smurfy said:

👍 hey I'll drink a Busch lite iffin it's free!!!😂 And I've never really been afraid of going over to the dark side.,... Er the east side of 6.😉

yup free is the key word!!!!  😆

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well another trip is in the books!!!!!!! weather was OK...... got some pike but the crappies and sunfish would not cooperate!!!!!!!🥴 headed back June 8 or 9. 

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anybody been out fishin??????/ headed back up tuesday!!!!!!👍 looking like i cant beat the heat up there either!!!!!!!!🙄 also hearing skuttlebutt of a mayfly hatch too!!!!!!!!!!🥴

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I didn't run into mayflies but definitely deer flies. I found some nice gills on a submerged grass island in like 8 ft of water. Landed a 9.75 pumpkinseed, beautiful fish. I released all the gills and picked up a few walleye bobber fishing dusk on the edge of a drop off on a different lake.

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🥴 UGH!!!!!!!deer flies already!!!!!!!!!!!🤧

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2 hours ago, smurfy said:

🥴 UGH!!!!!!!deer flies already!!!!!!!!!!!🤧

seen them here too

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Tons of horse flies south of Remer today - no deer flies.  Only had one try to bite but I got it smacked before it did!

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