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Circle Route near Ely

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I'm looking to portage small boats and canoes with a group of people. I need good information to answer some questions i have about these lakes and portages...

Low lake - Is there much parking at the boat launch?

Grassy River - Is this the kind of river you could paddle upstream and downstream to reach Grassy Lake?

High Lake and Dry Lake - How's the trout fishing here?

Bass Lake - What is this access like? Sounds like a short carry in or is it maybe farther than that?

Are there any notably difficult portages between any of the 5 lakes?

Any help offered is much appreciated.


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I haven't fished those lakes but you may want to try posting this also in the BWCA-Duluth-Ely forum as I know these lakes have been discussed over there.


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