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DavidA

I’ll be on Birch Lake - Ely - in late July. Anyone familiar with good spots? 

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monstermoose78

Watch for rocks. Where there is current. 

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Raven77

What moose said.  Tore up my lower unit there several years ago up toward the Kiwishiwi.  

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Rick

Great info @Graham Smith

 

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Raven77

I've only fished Birch a couple of times so I'm no expert.  My best walleye on Birch is this 28"er caught on the west end of the lake in mid September .  Caught this one and several eaters trolling Rapala deep taildancers in about 25 FOW.  Since you are new to the lake I recommend hiring a guide for a half day.  If you want the name of a good one you can pm me.

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Phosphene

Timber Bay Lodge is a good spot, I always go there when I go to birch lake.

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henryevery

Mr. Smith,

 

Thank you Sir for the trip report.  Sept 19th I will be taking my wife and 10 year old daughter to Birch.  Taking the canoe and camping on the far northeast end of the lake.  We are from St. Louis and this will be their first trip up north.  Everyone is excited.  I really appreciate the info.  Hopefully I will be able to post something worth while.  Though I am not expecting too much fishing from a canoe.  Thanks again.

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delcecchi

How does the old song go....

I got those BWCA Blues

They got us fishing from Canoes 

And all the good spots

are upwind.... yodelaye hooo  

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