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Lake Namakagon

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I was wondering if anyone had any information on what is working on Lake Namakagon. We have a family reunion with lots of kids, so any info about crappies, walleyes, & northern would be great.

Thanks a lot

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My fiance's uncle lives up there. The lake is one of the best pike lakes in that area of the state. They are everywhere in there (inside weededge, outside edge, in the weeds, out deep).

From what I understand there are very few walleyes, they are not a managed species in the lake?

I'm sure someone else can chime in with some specifics. Good luck fishing smile

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Actually there are some walleye to be had, though not many big ones. And yes the pike are everywhere, I'd look for weeds that drop quickly to deeper water. Don't be afraid to go huge on the baits for them, the pike are tough to keep off the line when muskie fishing. They can't seem to resist a 9" Suick. Plus you might actually put a muskie in the boat doing so...

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B-Man/Nick Kuhn -

Thanks gents, I certainly appreciate the info. We're going give it our best shot...thanks again.

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Tons of walleyes in Namekagon!! Along with the pike, as has been stated. Crappie populations are strong and bluegills are fairing well too. Actually, kind of a sleeper bass lake too. Not huge numbers, but some decent sized ones.

Walleyes.. Weed edges at first light and dusk. Slip bobbers and a leech. Hopefully a little wind blowing in there too.. During the day, breakline stuff, rigging with a leech or jigging on top of a good pod, if ya graph em. Lots of spots to fish, from the north lake down to garden.

Pike, these guys covered it good.. Just cast and cast some more in those weeds..

Bluegills, easiest thing would to be find some reed areas as there should be some up shallow yet for the kids to throw bobbers at.

Crappies, probably starting to suspend a bit over basin areas and could be tougher to catch. But, should be some along deep weedlines...

Good luck..

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Thanks for the help!

We had good luck fishing, my godson caught 50 blue gill & 3 nice sized walleye - slip bobber w/a leech like JKH431 said.

Got a northern, 1 walleye, & on the very last cast of the weekend, a nice sized large mouth bass which was released.

Thanks again

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