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#12794071 - 06/16/18 09:55 AM Mille Lacs Trip
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Registered: 02/16/13
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Loc: Shreveport, LA
My wife and I decided to take a chance with our 9 year old grandson and bring him with us on our annual smallmouth trip up north. It was a great decision! He is really good with a spinning reel and took to this immediately. On our 4th day a massive wave of pre-spawners moved up and we whacked the big brownies on drop shot, jig, swimbait and even whopper ploppers. My grandson cried when we had to come in on the last day...I hugged him and told him I was crying on the inside too! I'm thinking a 2 week trip might be in order for next year.....





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#12794101 - 06/16/18 10:23 AM Re: Mille Lacs Trip [Re: Weavertree]
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Love it. No Xbox needed, way to go Grandpa,... hooked

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#12794104 - 06/16/18 10:28 AM Re: Mille Lacs Trip [Re: Weavertree]
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You guys had an excellent trip and great memories. Thanks for sharing.
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#12794547 - 06/16/18 08:06 PM Re: Mille Lacs Trip [Re: Weavertree]
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When you time it right it can be awesome. Year to year the spawn moves around a little due to how harsh the winter is. I was up there on business in early April and it was 10 deg.

The year prior I was up there on June 1 and the spawn was in full force. We sight fished. Only targeted those that appeared 4#+. I was a awesome day of fishing.

This year I am going for 3 days in August. Supposed to be deep video game fishing for isolated ones on big boulders in about 30 to 35 ft. Tougher but should still be interesting. We go with a guide Josh Douglas who is a great guide.

I wanted to cone back in early June but my schedule was just too tight.
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#12794882 - 06/17/18 08:14 AM Re: Mille Lacs Trip [Re: Weavertree]
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Thats awesome!!!

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#12795060 - 06/17/18 11:26 AM Re: Mille Lacs Trip [Re: Weavertree]
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#12795066 - 06/17/18 11:32 AM Re: Mille Lacs Trip [Re: Weavertree]
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Beautiful brownies and sounds like a most awesome trip.

Maybe a fall trip is on order?
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#12795069 - 06/17/18 11:34 AM Re: Mille Lacs Trip [Re: Weavertree]
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Registered: 04/12/07
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Minnesota is amazing!

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#12795152 - 06/17/18 12:58 PM Re: Mille Lacs Trip [Re: Weavertree]
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Awesome!
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#12795160 - 06/17/18 01:14 PM Re: Mille Lacs Trip [Re: Weavertree]
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coolphotos Nice fish and Lifetime Memories! Good job. cheers
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#12795213 - 06/17/18 02:33 PM Re: Mille Lacs Trip [Re: RayBob]
Weavertree Offline
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Registered: 02/16/13
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Loc: Shreveport, LA
I would love to go in the fall but I grow Christmas trees and am always ridiculously busy then...will have to wait!

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