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sledhead

Anybody know if any bait shops around that still have live shiners? Leaving in the morning and would love to get some. coming up from the cities.

 

Thanks

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Hoey

Big Dick's in Kelliher has a sign up for Shiners.  IDK if live or frozen.  Call Fred's Bait in Deer River 218-246-8710..  Good Luck.  Be Safe.

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Hoey

Sledhead - Did you find shiners?  How was the catching?  What was the condition of the snow pack on the ice and on shore?

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Steve's lucky bait had them. The bite was slow during the midday. Sunrise and sunset to an hour after was best. Pulled a limit of walleye and sauger. 23 FOW. Plain hook or glow red was best. Did hook a few on a rattle wonderbread spoon in glow. Lot of dinks. No pike for me. The roads out of zippel were in fair shape but deteriorating fast. drove out Friday morning, there were several spots that were questionable, by the time I got off on Saturday night there was a bridge spanning from the ice to the concrete on the launch. Zippel bay is down to ATV/SxS traffic now. I'd even question that. Just saw some pics of someone opening up the birchdale access to boats on the rainy. time to grab the boat and hit the soft water!  

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Yep - Saw a lot of boats heading north on Monday!!!

Thank you for the updates.

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