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Monday, May 30, 2011

Big Fish in Seagull Lake

Big Walleyes are being caught here on Seagull. A 30.5" Walleye was pulled out by 10 year old Ben the other day off of a Lindy Rig and and leech. It weighed just over 9lbs. Others have been catching them on similar setups, along with different color Rapalas. A few full stringers came out over near where Alpine flows into Seagull. No new news of Lake trout on Seagull but some 7lbs. plus came out near Red Rock using jigs and minnows. Bass are becoming very active along shallow banks. Leech's, minnows and Rapalas should be in your tackle box if looking for them. Pike are still the norm hitting anything shinny that they see.


Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The Woods are Greening Up

It took a while for the weather to feel like it was Spring, but by the looks of it, it is official. Everything has greened up increasingly with the warm weather and rain we had at the end of last week. There is a nice to layer of greens sprouting up. Hoping this means another great blueberry crop! As long as the bears don't find all the berries first, I think it's safe to say we'll be able to find plenty.

The wildlife are definitely on the move. There have been sightings of a few bear south of Seagull Lake about 20 minutes and of course the frequent mama moose and baby moose just north of Seagull a mile or two.

The Chik Wauk Museum reopens for the season starting this Saturday (May 28.) The museum is open daily 10-5 through Mid-October. Admission is $2 for an individual and $5 for a family. Don't miss your opportunity to browse through the history of the long lived Gunflint Trail.

The season is still early, it's not too late to call and reserve today! We look forward to hearing from you!

Thursday, May 19, 2011

First fishing report of the year!

Fishing on Seagull has picked up immensely after a slow start. Lake Trout have been the main target for people since they are close to the surface this time of year. There have been many lakers pulled out in the last few days. The best tackle has been a black and silver Rapala of various sizes. They have been caught between the surface and 15ft trolling slowly near shore or though the narrows on the northern part of Seagull. A few good size Walleye have been caught doing the same thing but between 3 and 30ft of water. Bass haven't been hitting due to the cold water. Northern Pike are hitting on just about everything but mainly Rapala's, buzz baits and spinners.

Good Luck!