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We are coming up to Rainy the 10th through the 17th, would appreciate any tips to entise the bite in the upcoming hot weather. Going to be with the wife's family on houseboats have several nephews and my son who like to fish. Trying to keep the action flowing if ya know what I mean. All info greatly appreciated.

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We took the kids out this week and caught 75 fish.

We were in a basin of 80 feet of water and found a hump that topped out at 15 feet. The fish were at about 25 feet around the hump. The kids used a real simple technique of a split shot about three feet up the line and a #6 red hook at the end. Tail hook a small minnow and drop it down to the bottom and wait for the rod to bend. With a small minnonw, the fish takes the entire bait in his mouth and sets the hook himself.

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Good tip, thanks. I will be heading back up next month with my 6 year old boys, always a challenge to keep their interest, not quite ready to troll all day. So far they're hard core bobber nuts.

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Thanks much illy, I guess you can relate to keeping the kids busy, ha. Much appreciated have a good one.

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