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Jason Boser

Grand Rapids Winnie fishing report 5-24-04

Winnie is on the move. The fish are finally starting to make their move to the big lake. You can look for fish now on the main break, Bena bar and the humps. They are biting on leeches, Minnows and even crawlers. Now just because they have started moving out to the deeper water don’t think that you can’t catch any fish in the weeds because the shoreline bite will stick around all year. So some of the normal shoreline bites are still going strong with mallard to ravens still one of the best places to start. Other area lakes are starting to really pick up also, so if you get blown off Winnie or just want a change of pace try some of these lakes. Bowstring , sand, trout,Pokegama,Splithand are all starting to really go right now. It is the same fishing look for the windy sides of the lake look for a developing weed line and give them a shot.
I saw some beautiful catches of Bluegills again this week off cutfoot and little cutfoot. I know a lot of the area lakes the panfish are going pretty good right now.
So if you get a chance get up here to our beautiful area and check out some of the best fishing around. When you get that mess of fish to fry up try our new batter Fishing Fever all purpose fish batter or Charlies gone fishing all purpose batter, you wont be disappointed.
Good luck fishing

Good luck fishing
Jason Boser
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    • fins_n'_feathers
      Fished for a few hours this afternoon after the rain went through and the wind died down a bit. Tried a good dozen places in between black bay and the Brule and only got around 10 fish for the effort. The water was still pretty much ice cold at a cool 65 degrees in the main lake. We checked a few off shore reefs and saw zero signs of life on the ones we checked. The places we did get a few fish was were there was a rock to mud transition near shore on points. All in all another tough outing for us and on a side note, on the way in we pulled cranks in shallow water and the May flys were thick on the surface on the wind blown side. 
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      Thanks for the information!
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      Hey guys! We were up last weekend but only got to fish for a few hours. We caught a bunch of pike anywhere from mid teens in length to the low 20” range. We also caught a few bass and a few walleyes. Biggest eye was 19. We contacted all our fish from 16-20 feet. Most of our bites came on a jig and minnow. My wife and brother and law were trolling spinners but only managed pike. We did try crawlers without any success but again we were only out for a few hours. We fished on whitefish and targeted bars and a couple of wind blown underwater points. Good luck this weekend! Maybe we’ll see ya out there!
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