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Best pan fishing lake before opener


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Coming up a couple of days before Opener on Blackduck and I am interested in some of the other lakes around Blackduck. Plan on trying out URL for the first time one day but would like to explore some of the other lakes in and around Blackduck for some decent panfish.

Any advice/comments/tips for Gilstad, Gull, Twin Lakes, Pimushe, etc. What would be the best bet?

Thanks in advance

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Another Flood!
I'd try URL for slabs. If they aren't biting, head back down to the Pond or Legion for 6-7 beers, some corn and the Weather Channel.

Tight lines!
FTP

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Welcome to the Forum Flood the Rink! If you have the chance, definitely head to Upper Red Lake, someone had mentioned that there were some folks who had caught their limits of crappies in 6' of water a couple of days ago. The lakes you mentioned (Gilstad, North and South Twin, Pimusche, as well as Moose and Cut Foot)are also good panfish lakes. One thing about Gilstad is the crappie size isn't as big as URL, but it's a great lake to hit especially if you have young fishermen because you normally get a lot of action working along the weedlines along the shore. Bobber fishing with a jig and a minnow for the crappies and waxworms get the sunnies to hit well.

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