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This summer I am looking to fish Lake Superior from shore this summer and coming fall. I have never fished a lake of this size of for these fish before. How can I make my trip successful? Any tips for beginners? What rod/reel should I get, and what line/rigs should I use? What should I look for when finding a spot to fish? Are there any hot spots I should try in the Duluth area?

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You don't need anything fancy. Maybe a longer than normal spinning rod, so you can maximize your casting distance. Cleo's and kastmasters, that's all you need. Keep your rod tip high, and if you think your reeling in too fast, reel faster! Creek mouths are the go to spots...Lester, Talmadge, French, Sucker, Stewart Creeks, etc.

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On 4/20/2017 at 1:16 PM, JBMasterAngler said:

You don't need anything fancy. Maybe a longer than normal spinning rod, so you can maximize your casting distance. Cleo's and kastmasters, that's all you need. Keep your rod tip high, and if you think your reeling in too fast, reel faster! Creek mouths are the go to spots...Lester, Talmadge, French, Sucker, Stewart Creeks, etc.

 

Yes sir! 8ft-9ft rods seem to work the best IMO.

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