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Grand Rapids Winnie fishing report 8-22-05

You can feel fall is in the air, warm days cool nights. The fishing on winnie is pretty consistent. The rocks are holding some perch, walleye and some northern. They are mainly caught on a jig and minnow. The south bars, Bena, Sugar, center and Muskie are all producing fish with a lindy and a leech or a crawler. Trolling cranks along the east shore and the west shore is also a good bet this last week with a lot of fish coming in on this presentation.

Sand, Bowstring and even Jessie are starting to produce some crappie out in the deep water. The walleye bite has also been consistent on these area lakes. Most the fish are coming in with a jig and a shiner right now. The weeds seem to be holding most of the fish. The Northerns are still going strong on Pokegama and you even get an occasional walleye while jigging that deep weed line. Now is the time to be on the water with a nice mixed bag of fish.

Good luck fishing

Jason Boser

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Jason,

Finally found some eyes on Poke! They were on cranks shallow after midnight, only problem was they were too nice to keep! 21" 22" and 26.5" I guess if you call that a problem it is nice, but my wife is wondering if I am fishing til 2am or driving to one of the bars (Not the sand kind) and sitting there until late! The big one went 6# 14 oz. all on cranks in 5' water. Glad I got some pics! Anyway does the night bite get better in the fall? or at least start earlier than after midnight?

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I am guessing it started so late maybe with the full moon

Jason

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Heading up to Pokie this week for some early fall fishing with my 2 young sons. Wondering if you have some ideas of where and how we should fish for eyes and large northerns? Also fishing update would be great. Thanks.

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Stop into The Fishing Hole and talk with Vince. I stopped in this weekend to visit and said the bite is starting again on Shiners. I did not get into details as I was not fishing (deer hunting prep) but I will be up there the first weekend in October looking for those fall walleyes...

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I have been there many times the last few weeks and I will tell ya the Northerns are doing great. jig and shiner on the edge of the weeds and this year they are even nicer than last year. so it has been good

Jason

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I have been there many times the last few weeks and I will tell ya the Northerns are doing great. jig and shiner on the edge of the weeds and this year they are even nicer than last year. so it has been good

Jason


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Jason wanted to tell ya I was up yesterday and hit Bowstring. Took some of your advice and wound up catching a few of everything. Walleye with the biggest being 24", lots of Pike, some nice perch and crappie. Got stuck in the rain for a few hours but it turned out nice. Fun time in a great area to fish. Tons of lakes to hop onto.

Thanks a lot for your help.

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