Archive for July 31st, 2009

Mission Accomplished

Posted by MNAngler On July - 31 - 20091 COMMENT

Date: 7/24/2009 Time: 2:00-3:30pm Body of water: Bearskin Lake Location: Gunflint Trail Weather Conditions: strong wind from West, some clouds Ken has an uncle that has a cabin on Bearskin Lake nearby. They have a lot of smallmouth bass there and his aunt catches nice size smallies right off their dock. Ken’s cousin was supposed to be at the cabin this week (his uncle was on vacation), so we called to get permission to fish off their dock. He didn’t answer so we left a message and... (more...)

Mission Accepted

Posted by MNAngler On July - 31 - 2009ADD COMMENTS

Date: 7/24/2009 Time: 9:30-11:30am Body of water: Poplar Lake Location: Gunflint Trail Weather Conditions: overcast and windy at first, but cleared out Ken and I got a pass from working on the raised walkway to fulfill The Mission. We first needed to tour our bay for a line with a bobber that had broken off a cane pole that morning. We were looking for the bobber and decided to fish the bay a bit as we went. I first tried white pearl and bubble gum flukes at the neighbors’ reeds. My bubble... (more...)

The Mission

Posted by MNAngler On July - 31 - 20091 COMMENT
The Mission

“Good morning, Minnestoa Angler, “This is a picture of a 14″ smallmouth bass. It is needed for a dinner party at 4:30pm at a cabin on the Gunflint Trail. Earlier in the week, the family had secured three smallmouth bass, but consumed them in an event they called, “a fish fry,” so another one is needed. You may obtain this fish in any of the local lakes, but be aware that catching a “smallie,” as many fisherman call them, can be a difficult challenge under... (more...)


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