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Monument Bay Area Advise

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Our party will be in the Monument Bay island area next week. Any suggestions for color, type of presentation, bait, depth, etc. I will post the following week on how it went. Definitely not looking for exact spots just what has been working there

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Go all the way to the VERY VERY back - its called "no name lake" on the map. Go through the entrance and keep to the right. Fish that right hand side along the rock wall and just go back and forth from the entrance down a ways and back again. Slowly bounce 1/4 oz jigs tipped with a bright green twister and a leach. You will probably be in 10 to 12 feet of water just a boat length or so off the rock wall and you will catch nice eyes and smallies. depending on the year...it may get weed choked quickly - but if you hit it right - its a great area. Good luck!

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Thanks for the info Hoffer. You didn't happen to get a water temp did you?

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Hey Ducker...sorry should have clarified. I wasnt up there this year - its just a good spot we have found from prior years. We were up there about this time in June before and had good success in that area. My buddy went there a week or so after and it was already getting pretty weed choked.

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We have a cabin just off of Youngs bay on american pt . I was up last week and fished a lot in Mon bay. lots of eyes best was to find shallow sandy areas with weeds lots of nice fish used a 1/8- 1/4 oz jig wwith gulp minnows and leeches

Also a lot of fish in 10-12' trolling shads raps warmest water I found was 51 degrees

Still cold but should be warming up soon, also caught a lot of eyes in outer bay

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We fished out of Youngs Bay resort June 7-14. We fished Bishops Bay mostly but did fish in Lilly and Monument Bays.

There is a hump on the west side of Cochrane Island in Monument Bay

that was holding a few walleye and some very nice small mouth.

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