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KarlBAndersen1
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01/10/2018 10:08AM
I would love to hear about any 'secret' fishing hot-spots entering at Moose River and going north.
My destination is un-certain at this time, but I'll be taking traditional routes from #16 north to however far I can get in 8-10 days solo and would love to have plenty of fish to eat along the way.
In fact - my main focus would be on fishing and not sight seeing.
I'll also be hammock camping so sites with "tent pads" are irrelevant.
I would not mind base camping for most of the trip and I don't really care if I catch a ton of fish all in one lake. The scenery is not that important.
Fish in the skillet is what motivates me.
Any info along these lines would be greatly appreciated.
Karl
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Fizics
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01/10/2018 11:12AM
There's pretty much only 2-3 spots on that entire route that produce fish so it's good you asked on here. My suggestion would be the spot with the structure appropriate for time of year and water temp, I've caught a lot of fish in that spot.
CityFisher74
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01/10/2018 12:38PM
Can only speak of Horse lake, which had horrific fishing in July of 2016. That being said, we hammered bass in the Horse River which made their way into the frying pan and were delicious.

We had heard great things about the Walleye on Horse Lake but 6 guys fishing for 7 days produced only a handful of 12"-or-so eyes, 1 15" and 1 18".
AmarilloJim
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01/10/2018 01:46PM
Lots of rapids on that route. Fish under all that you can, especially at dawn and dusk. What time of year are u going?
KarlBAndersen1
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01/10/2018 03:45PM
AmarilloJim: "Lots of rapids on that route. Fish under all that you can, especially at dawn and dusk. What time of year are u going?"
June 14.
KarlBAndersen1
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01/10/2018 03:45PM
AmarilloJim: "Lots of rapids on that route. Fish under all that you can, especially at dawn and dusk. What time of year are u going?"
June 14.
KarlBAndersen1
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01/10/2018 05:22PM
Fizics: "There's pretty much only 2-3 spots on that entire route that produce fish so it's good you asked on here. My suggestion would be the spot with the structure appropriate for time of year and water temp, I've caught a lot of fish in that spot. "

One in every fishing crowd. Or two.
But, thanks.
mr.barley
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01/10/2018 05:34PM
That's primetime walleye fishing on LLC and Agnes. Troll the shorelines with a spinner and a leech. You'll find them.
01/10/2018 08:11PM
8-10 days? I'd be sure to hit Iron and Crooked as well!
old_salt
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01/10/2018 09:05PM
I marked the best spot so it will be easy to find. It’s marked with an ‘X’ on the bottom of my canoe.
Chicagored
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01/10/2018 09:45PM
On Agnes, there is a spot on the west side, about 2/3 of the way up, You will see a large stone wall, maybe 75 or 100 feet long and 20 or 30 feet high. I've always had good luck trolling a spoon back and forth past there. The depth changes rapidly, and its just a question of finding the right spot.

There is a good solo campsite just north of the wall that is hard to spot, but there's a ledge to pull up to and easy to get out and pull your canoe out of the water. That early in the spring though, it could be buggy.

p.s. I will be heading south through Agnes on the 14th or15th, so if you see an old guy in a prism, give me a wave. Hopefully, the fishing should be good everywhere that time of year.

p.p.s. Liked your personal quote.
cyclones30
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01/10/2018 09:49PM
Should be pretty easy to catch walleye and crappie on Agnes. Fish holes below current which you'll have a lot of.

Take the time to see curtain falls. Then fish below the falls
KarlBAndersen1
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01/11/2018 08:12AM
I do appreciate the good information guys.
That's the type of sharing I was hoping for.
unshavenman
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01/11/2018 12:18PM
Also, if you get onto LLC be sure to fish the Bottle Rapids south of the portage.
01/11/2018 01:23PM
+1 on the "rock" in the upper 2/3rds of Agnes. There is great structure on the east side of the lake just below this rock. Look for a peninsula jutting out (can't miss it). Good structure/slope to fish. Boulder Bay (north of Agnes) is not to be missed as well and a good place to basecamp. Just a thought.
 
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