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    Question Lake Louise-What to use?

    I've had my boat on Lake Louise a few times but haven't fished it until now and I need a little input. Any idea what fish are in there and what to use to get 'em? I know there are lake trout (I've never fished for them before) but what else is there and what tackle do I need to bring along?

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    Tim

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    there is burbot, and graylling in there,
    for lakers we use 1 oz daredevels, or rapalas
    grayling is flys or very small mepps
    burbot is white fish on the bottom

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    Thanks, I've got somewhere to start now. I am new to lake fishing and I'm running my boat on Lake Louise and have some time to kill so I thought I'd try my hand at some fishing. Thanks for the help.

    Tim

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    Good fishing this week. 6 in the boat in a few hours. They all came fast about 4-7 PM. Use orange flatfish behind a 20 foot jet diver. 17 feet down in 25 feet of water. Troll slow.

    Glen said that the huge ones should be active in the next week or 2.

    Mike

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    If you want to try catching a few while resting, cut herring worked pretty good for me this week on a halibut circle hook.

    Will have to give trolling a try the next time I head up that way.

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    A few from last year.Trolling rapala's in 25' of water.

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    If yoou stop at wolverine lodge and talk to tree and kathy they are always willing to help people out. Sit down and have a cold beverage and bend tree's ear. He has helps me catch grayling all over the lake with great success and even a few lakers. I dont chase lakers much so I think catching them was just dumb luck for me. Also ask around the people in the lodges. I always find everyone up in that area very very helpful
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    Default Thanks for the replies...

    I didn't have much luck trolling, my motor didn't want to go that slow, it kept dying when I had it in gear at absolute minimal power-engine ran great otherwise. Next time I'm going to tie a 5 gallon bucket off the stern to help slow me down. I had some fishing reel problems but was able to troll for a bit, but I believe I was going too fast. I'll try herring next time too. I used kwik fish and spinners. Didn't try much for grayling.

    Tim

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    Tim,next time you are up there let me know and I will show you a few things.I'm building a cabin very near and I'm up every weekend the whole summer.Get you some split back rapala's and some krock's in silver, blue and green.Also some banana weights from 1/2 oz to 1-1/2 oz.

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    Nothing as nice as Trailblazersteves but I still had fun with them.
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    Here's another that put me on top.Although my girlfriend almost knocked me off with one just a little smaller this weekend...

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    Steve - That Mack is HUGE!!!! I am planning to go up this weekend. You going to be up there?

    Mike

    P.S. PM me with the lure of choice, color, depth??? Pretty please....

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    I'd reccomend a grayling shaped and colored crank bait.

    Please release the big ones let em spawn this fall and make lots of new ones! Keep the smaller ones, they still make a great meal, and are more likely to get eaten before they reach 20 pounds.
    I choose to fly fish, not because its easy, but because its hard.

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    Remember the 24" rule. All fish under must be released immediately. 1 per day, 1 in possession.

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    Once again APM doesn't have a clue on what he's talking about!

    Sending you a pm dirt.

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    Thumbs up trailblazersteve...

    You must know what's goin' on up there, that's a lunker! I definately need some lessons, I'm new to lake fishing. If/when I make it back up there I'll shoot you a PM and try to touch bases. Thanks for the advice too.

    Tim

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    Default This weekend.....

    Good fishing.... skeeters a bit on the ugly side....

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    Quote Originally Posted by trailblazersteve View Post
    Once again APM doesn't have a clue on what he's talking about!
    Don't underestimate the entertainment value of having a resident whiz-kid on this site. The kid's got 1800 some "expert" posts under his belt, many of which have afforded me a chuckle.

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    LOL, sayak.

    Nice fish there dirtofak!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AKBighorn View Post
    LOL, sayak.

    Nice fish there dirtofak!
    Let me know when you want to go. It will take a $40 trip to Sportsmans warehouse to set you up for the trip. I learned how to save money from a PM (thanks Steve!). Who says you can't have bananas on a boat?

    I am starting to like Mack hunting!!

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