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crappie101

does anyone know the date the smelt ran on pokegema was last year '06. I was there and it was fantastic. I would realy like to time myself for this year so any info will be greatly appreciated.

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crappie_king1114

its usually right when the ice goes off. Im guessing thats at least a week away. I was walking on it yesterday. There is still alot of ice.

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crappie101

thanks please keep me posted on the ice out

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troyfideldy

Last year Pokegama lake smelt. My parents live less than a 1/2 mile from sugar brooke. Going to college I was able to stop by almost every nite last year to watch to the run begin,peak,fade. Just have to watch the weather.

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Good times with buddies.

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crappie101

i spent 6 days last year out there and walked down to the mouth every night and no smelt. Then the 6th night i desided to stay by the culvert and filled up 4 buckets in about 30 minutes.

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wayne123

Is it easy to find a place to smelt? I always wanted to do this. We tried once in duluth but did not time it right.

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crappie101

it is fun and easy but ity is all timing

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wayne123

Thanks - My dad lives near Pokegama so I am going to ask him to keep an ear open for reports.

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crappie101

thanks for all the help guys

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crappie101

Looks like rain and warm weather this weekend shouldn't be long for those smelt now

Anyone see how the ice is out on Pokegema.

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crappie101

got about a gallon of smelt tasted gooooood but still slow coming in to the river caught a few at the culvert after the storm but worth the time. good luck all. I THINK TONIGHT IS THE NIGHT

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fish500

Do you use dip nets up there or can you seine them?

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crappie101

most people are using dip nets but a few were draging nets the storms the last couple of nights scared most people and smelt away from the river even me lastnight. GOOD LUCK ALL

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wayne123

Is there a preferred time of day for smelting?

Is there any chance they will still be running this weekend?

Thanks,

Wayne

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