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Fish Head

Heading up to Winnie this weekend. Where is the best place to pick up bait? I've heard that the LARGE red tail chubs and shiners are what I should be using. I've also heard that many of the resorts are no longer carrying much bait? Any suggestions?

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FISHER ED

Hey Fish Head. If you are going through Grand Rapids, the ONLY place to get bait, in my opinion, is Rapids Tackle. They are on the far West end of town about 5 blocks past the large wharehouse liquor store on the North side of Hwy 2. Always great bait and excellent advice.

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Eyewitness

Ben's Bait is the choice of most around here, including most of the guides. It's right on the north side of the main drag just past Ogles Foods as you're heading west.

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Guest

Lucky Bait just east of Cohasset has a good selection of bait and ample parking.

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nrthwds

River Rat just west of Cohasset on Hwy. #2 has bait,gas and tackle,there is Fred's in Deer River too.

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Fish Head

Thanks for all the good info guys. Do you know off hand if any of them have large red tail chubs (aprox 4")??

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Guest

It is a hard time of year to get "redtails" but it seems large rainbows work just as well on Winni or Cutfoot. You can get them or Shinners at Fred"s in Deer River. Good luck fishen.

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Fred"s in Deer River just got some nice Spot tail shinners in.

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