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Hey Fishkab, last December I posted a question about Kab fishing rather than Canada in the spring and you filled me in with lots of information. I checked with a few resorts and have hooked up with Tomahawk for May 22 - 29. In checking the forum, it sounds as though jigs and minnows may be the trick this year. It seems that each lake or area you go to there is a favorite. Nestor Falls, Ont. has been yellow jigs and minnows, Stevens Bay, L.O.W. Ont. it is a plain jig with minnow, Eagle lake, Ont. is a Little Joe Spinner;.....while I found a Black and Silver Countdown got me much bigger Walleye's....Too big to keep!!
There are 6 of us and we all are anxious for this trip to be a success. Success meaning fish to catch and a good time spent on the water. Just wanted to say thanks again for your help. I will continue to watch the "Forum" for updated info on the conditions and success of those already on the water.

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UP-Ken,
I know Fishkab is out of town for mothers day, I'm sure he can give you some info when he gets back.

If fishing is anything like last year, and this year should be better, shallow fishing may be the rule. Two things come to mind for early season shallow fishing, 1/8 oz. jigs with big hooks, and slip bobber fishing with light tackle.

Gold jigs, red/white/blue jigs, and some of the eye ball jigs from Northland can all be good early on, as well as casting raps.

The corner store at the walleye carries all the aforementioned.

The week you're coming, leeches and a slip sinker rig or minnows using a rig might get the action in mid range water, all depending on water temps.

After opening, fishkab and I will have lots of stories and info to pass on.

Right out from Tomahawk, are some nice islands and a well known reef, make sure you talk to Lee at Tomahawk to point out where there are some unmarked rocks, especially the North side of the reef.

Look at your map and depending on wind direction you will probably going to fish either in the shallows or the North or South sides on Sheep, Ram, or Picnic Islands.

One last bonus, if you like pike, to the west of Tomahawk, Peterson bay is well known for big Northerns, and with the higher water, it good be real good.
Lots of Luck, guts <{{{{{><

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Thanks Guts, Great info and pointers. I certainly will check with Lee. A little less than 2 weeks away and very anxious!!

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