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I'm very, very premature on this but its been a slow afternoon so I may as well ask. I'm heading to the Redgut Bay on Rainy Lake in August and am wondering how those of you who have experience attack shield lakes. I'm not looking for secret spots up there, but basic presentation and structural elements for that time of year on that type of lake.

Thanks for any help - Erik

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Generally on Rainy the best time for some skis is when the season first opens and again in late fall. This is when these fish are up in shallower water feeding actively.

Mainly you will want to focus on a trolling patter. Ski's in Rainy chase smelt and ciscos in deeper water adjacent to points, etc. in August. Seine Bay, Bleack Bay, and Swell Bay are also a few bays you can try your luck. There aren't many skis in Rainy, but when you get them they are BIG!!

Hope this helps, if you have anymore questions feel free to ask!!

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