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Fishing on Lake Elmo

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Can anyone help me with northern and Muskie fishing on Lake Elmo. WE were out there last week and couldn't pull anything up....

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Hey there,

Well, you picked a tough lake to fish....deep and heavy on recreational traffic. I'd suggest looking deep weedlines, possibly Rapala DT 16s to get where the fish may be. Believers on the deeper eyelet too.... With a LOT of patience, slow rolling spinnerbaits, heavy ones, might get you into the zone too.

Not a numbers lake by any means, but if you get hit it could be good. Like state record tiger muskie big.....

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I'd pop into Blue Ribbon Bait and pick Josh's brain. He did pull the state record out of there after all. IIRC he was open water trolling over schools of bait (cisco's maybe?) or something like that.

Shoot, 1/2 day of guiding with him could be priceless.

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There's a few areas of thick weeds on the far north end and far south end that fish will move into around sunrise and sunset.

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