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Going to get my Dad and his 23 footer out from the Knife River marina this week-end. Looking for some advice again to put him on some fish. This time of the year in the past we have headed north of Two Harbors, straight out 7-8 miles or back towards Duluth near the Lester. Earlier in the year the advice was great hoping to try again. Any areas, depth, temp, spoons--suppose most are putting down meat again, thanks in advance.

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I spoke with two guys coming into the safe harbor at SilverBay on Monday afternoon before the heavy winds hit and they had four very nice lake trout. They'd been hanging the bombs at 150-175 feet over 900.

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My last trip out of Knife River is coming up this week-end, weather permiting of course. I would again appreciate some info on getting on some fish. Due to the size of the boat, we are limited in terms of distance, we would only want to run for about an hour or so from the marina. Good luck on the big lake.

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Well Huskie,

As I have not been out on the water lately I cannot offer much help on whats working. I can tell you this though yesterday on my drive up to work most boats (private & charter) were working withing 1/2-1 mile off shore all the way up to Two Harbors.

Best of luck!

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Okay, thanks for the info, maybe try working towards TH the first morning and running closer towards Duluth on the nexr day, if we don't have a great deal of luck--can get to the Lester or so.

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