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has anyone been out chucking spoons for lakers yet this year? i think i'm going to go give it a shot tonight (probally down at the lester), there's nothing like having one of those things smack a spoon or stick on light tackle.

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The breakwater at T harbors yes, not the rivers. There were a couple people heaving the hardware at Stoney Point a week ago.

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Any luck?? I'm heading down to lake superior this week to fish the french mouth and so on... just kinda wondering how its goin. what kind of spoons should i be using???

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Krocodile spoons are the standard. That and Cleos.

Hammered copper/orange, hammered gold/orange, hammered brass/orange are the standard best Krocs for shore casting for lakers. For some reason these spoons work on days when nothing else seems to, and on easier days as well.

I've also had a few phenomenal days for lakers and salmon off the TH breakwall using the rainbow trout pattern Krocs. I reckon plenty of lakers have learned to eat little steelies and loopers over the years.

The breakwall is certainly more of a drive than Stoney or the Lester or French, but it's your best bet for a great combination of salmon, rainbows and lakers. Do a search for "Two Harbors Breakwall How To" on the search feature. It was a thread submitted quite awhile back if you want a more thorough look at T.H.B. techniques.

Wherever you go, have a blast. If you hit the wall, watch out for building seas. They can go from 1-foot dinks to 8-foot swells in no time with a wind switch. Don't want to get caught on the wall with water breaking over it unless you want to get your name on the news one last time.

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Pretty darned close a couple times, eh Steve? If it would ever warm up the scenery gets very easy on the eyes on that wall too. lol

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Scenery is a good thing, as Martha Stewart might say. Though the scenery she recently left behind probably could have been better.

Gotta get down to the wall again. Drop me a line when you're planning your next trip.

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