Headed to Brainerd Area July 9-11 coming from Colorado to visit friends. Well actually my girlfriend is I am tagging along to hopefully catch some fish with my flyrod And or jigs. Seeking advice on which lakes and tactics and anything else helpful to help maximize fishing time in your state. I will have access to a canoe on Hubert Lake. Any and all advice would be much appreciated if anyone is into flyfishing Stillwater and would like to go or show me some pointers on your home waters That would be awesome thanks looking forward to any responses.
Opener 2020 tomorrow - anyone here going out? Heck with the full moon tonight this weekend should be really good. If I get to spend some time out it’ll be in central MN. The river maybe, or Alexander. Shamineau is on my list this year as I’ve never fished it at all. Plenty of lakes to try.
I’d like to see what you guys are pulling in this year! Hear some stories or good advice! I hope to have some to share.
Going to lake vermillion for the first time. June 13. Staying near Arrow Head Point, Isle of Pines. Only have a small boat with 15 HP so looking for some tips for where to go for big pike that is reasonably close given my boat. I do not mind a drive, but I know how conditions can get on big water. I also plan to go to Trout Lake (reason for bringing the small boat) If anyone has tips on Trout Lake for Pike. Thanks and #tightlines!
Hi all. I am currently at Rush Lake near Perham at Four Seaons Resort. We’ve been here three days and have caught basically nothing. Can anyone give me some advice on walleyes here? Where to go and good baits for this lake? I’ll take any advice on any type of fish you might experience with on this lake. Never been here before.....
Ended up going out to the South end of the lake this weekend. Did ok for bites not knowing the lake so only brought home one pike. Saw quite a few more but they were all too big to keep with the 24-36 slot in effect. Biggest surprise was catching a small pout on my first cast yesterday. Definitely a river lake.
Spoons come in all sizes and will catch all sizes of fish. In your mind is it just as important to use a steel leader on a big spoon as a smaller spoon? With the leader are you mostly concerned with a bite off on the strike or cutting the line when they go into a death roll? Is there any time you don't use a steel leader? Reason I ask is my Pike are generally hooked in the mouth with the treble hooks. Does the Pike engulf the whole spoon and slide down the spoon until getting into the hooks?
Give me your opinions on the use of spoons and steel leaders. I'm not concerned with Floro leaders as I don't like them or use them.
@Wanderer no floating weeds or moss on my stretch. Its been really good over the years. If anything the cotton woods are annoying. The worst when trying to cast! Glad you enjoy the vids. Not sure if you watch my channel but I post weekly fishing vids. I just only post a video once in while on here. either way, good luck fishing this summer!
Have you tried on line? Like Midway USA?
I’ve called around locally before heading to a store, like at the beginning of the pandemic to find out if what I wanted was there. Otherwise most of my shopping for things I don’t wear starts with Mack’s Prairie Wings and Rodgers Sporting Goods. I haven’t checked those two for rifle ammo though.