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Anybody ever fish Cass Lake...<BR>I am going up there in a week...Anyone have any tips for the lake<BR>LLL

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LLL,<BR>The last time I went out on Cass, which was probably over a month ago, there were not many people out there. They were catching perch and walleyes, but I think most people are fishing on smaller lakes in the area.<BR><P>------------------<BR>Adam Johnson<BR> <A HREF="http://www.adamjohnsonfishing.com" TARGET=_blank>www.adamjohnsonfishing.com</A>

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So what's the deal with Cass Lake...<BR>Why don't anyone fish it?<BR>I have heard it is supposed to be a great fishery for walleyes and perch.... The guy at the resort we are staying at says (and of course it may just be his "pitch") that if you have a GPS he will put us on the fish?<BR>So basically what I am asking is there fish to be caught on this lake and any idea where a good starting point may be<BR>We are staying on the southwest side?<BR>Thanks in advance LLL

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LLL......I fish Cass Lake during the summer and there are lots of wallys and perch to catch. The best advice I would give is to get the GPS Hot Spots map of the lake. It is very accurate and the spots on the map produce. If your staying on the southwest end of the lake try Stoney Point as a starter. Good jumbo perch area and the occasional walleye. Good luck and give us a report when you get back!!!!

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