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Perch Lake?

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I'm planning a trip to Northern MN next week. Any recommendations on a few perch lakes would be very helpful. Thanks everyone.

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Round Lake towards Bemidji. Way fewer people, and way larger fish on average.

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Leech would be my second choice for sure@! Good call PDOGG. Great fishery

I propose a "New Years' resolution for all MN fisherman. Lets Make it Happen in 2009. Go out on a limb and away from the crowd. Stay away from the Destination Lakes like Leech, Winnie, Mille, etc

You will be pleasantly surprised.

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Yeah, I've heard of the big lakes but being a newbie I found them difficult to fish. I'm looking for some smaller lakes that I could take my Dad and daughter fishing for Perch and Gills. Any small lake recommendations?

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gull lake near blackduck. caught some of the biggest bull 'gills of my life there. had a day where we caught 5 over 12.5 inches. all CPR

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Round Lake towards Bemidji. Way fewer people, and way larger fish on average.

I may know that one! well yeah I've fish a lake name round but there are several of these around here wink

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Leech would be my second choice for sure@! Good call PDOGG. Great fishery

I propose a "New Years' resolution for all MN fisherman. Lets Make it Happen in 2009. Go out on a limb and away from the crowd. Stay away from the Destination Lakes like Leech, Winnie, Mille, etc

You will be pleasantly surprised.

Yup, on new years I will be out on a fairly middle-of-nowhere lake for a party with some friends. No electricity or plumbing at the cabin there. I'll be surprised to see more than 3 or 4 other people on the entire lake(there ARE other cabins around).

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We did pretty good on Leech for the perch this past weekend. Not a lot of big ones, but we did manage a few for the bucket with some eyes mixed in. Thats the only lake i have personally been to and caught numbers of big perch.

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If you can wait 1-2 months, than I would hit Mille Lacs. If you put your work in, experience of a lifetime!!!!!

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We are headed up to Winnie for Perch at the end of Feb. Can't wait!!

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My parents used to take us to Gull, just north of Bemidji, not far from tenstrike I believe. Haven't fished it since. How has the lake held up? Is it still any good? We used to catch a lot of Pike.

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Lake Bemidji itself has some nice perch to be had.

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