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harleyharry

Which lake to go to

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The wife and I are looking at taking three days to come to Minnesota to fish. I would like to go to a resort that rents perms. I also would like to go on a lake that has a good reputation for perch and walleye

If you were going to take a trip from Michigan, which lake would you go to for the best chance of getting good perch and walleye fishing. We would do this in the middle of the week, as I believe the rates for the lodging and the perm rent are a better bargin.

I read a lot about lake of the woods, milelac and winnie.

Which would you pick? This will probably be a one shot deal, as the fixed income is not what it used to be.

Thank in advance

Harry

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you can't go wrong with lake of the woods or upper red, both have sleepers. if you have ? about these lakes you can post in there forum.

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What I like about Lake of the Woods is it's a day time bite. I think your wife might like that too, go out at 8:00 AM and head in at 3:00 PM. Zipple Bay is a good spot but I prefer to go out from the river, either Sportsman's or Riverbend are good choices. I've heard good things about Arnesons and the NW Angle is very good if you don't mind the extra drive and going through a little part of Canada.

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