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July 20 2024

Entry Point 38 - Sawbill Lake

Sawbill Lake entry point allows overnight paddle only. This entry point is supported by Tofte Ranger Station near the city of Tofte, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 25 miles. Access is a boat landing at Sawbill Lake. This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.

Number of Permits per Day: 11
Elevation: 1802 feet
Latitude: 47.8699
Longitude: -90.8858
Sawbill Lake - 38

Walleye fishing with friends

by JohnnieA
Trip Report

Entry Date: June 07, 2024
Entry Point: Trout Lake
Number of Days: 3
Group Size: 4

Trip Introduction:
My trip is with my friend because my brother is fishing up on leech lake so we had to try and beat him in catching more fish.

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We just got out and it was really windy. In trout lake we passed about 5 miles in 1 hour because the waves were 2-3 feet high. My brother on leech lake did not catch any walleye and we caught over ten on pine lake. That means we won. My friend's didn’t catch a walleye but he caught a sunfish that was smaller than the lure he was using. My friend’s dad was with us and he broke a pole, but he caught his first walleye. We had a good time and it wasn’t that bad portaging the mile into pine lake.

 


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