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Can any one confirm that the new slot limit applies only to the Deer lake near Effie and not the one north of Deer River next to Moose lake?

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That is correct. A 17" to 26" protected slot on Deer by Effie. No restrictions on Deer next to Moose.

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Thanks Merc, I thought it would have been a little overrestrictive for Deer by Moose since it can be a bit of a tough nut to crack in the first place.

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You've got that right doc. Those crystal clear lakes are sure nice but just a bear to fish. Gotta hit them on days when the weather is bad, wind and clouds. Best fishing I've ever had on those type of lakes is during rain. Not fun but that's the way it is. Good luck!!

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No slot, but should be. Deer Is not as nearly as well as it used to be, cause over fishing, not necceseraly catching too many, but not catching enough and keeping everything.

If you decide to fish here on Deer, please keep only smaller fish, so the breeding stock has a chance.

A slot should be mandatory on every lake, and soon will be.

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I wanted to share our catch and safe release of a 37" musky on Deer Lake at 6:30am on Sunday morning. The fish hit in a wind current eddy on a jig and a minnow (walleye fishing).

We also caught one 20.5" walleye on Saturday, but were forced off the lake for weather at about 6:30pm. This fish was fairly deep.

If you fish on Deer, please take the rock bass!!

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