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blackduck perch reports?


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my daughter and i will be staying in the deer river area this thurs-sun and we will make at least 1 trip up to url for crappies, but if the wind gods don't cooperate, or even if they do, we want to try blackduck for perch. any reports yet? i realize that most everyone fished walleye last weekend but we have a year round walleye season on the mississippi river back home but not as many opportunities for good perch fishing.

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Haven't talked to many who have fished the Duck the past couple of days (we're still trying to finish up some remodeling here so we can get back into fishing), and the ones we talked to were going for the walleyes. The temps are starting to warm up, so that should help (although they are saying a chance of rain Tuesday & Wednesday) and the weekend forecast is looking good. The best perch bite is typically in the shallower waters, and give leeches a try...we and our guests have had pretty good luck early season in the shallows using a jig tipped with a leech.

Good luck and look forward to seeing a post of how you do there and at URL when you get back!

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thanks drake. the wind forecast looks great for thursday. we are arriving in deer river this evening and our plan is to arrive at url first thing in the am and then hit blackduck some time after lunch. i will definitely pick up some leeches for the perch. i have always done well with good size fatheads, but every lake has its own personality.

i will post later hopefully with a good report.

the bobber

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