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Pine Knot Outdoors: Quest for the big bite requires lots of adjustments


August 30, 2019

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Lorin LeMire of Duluth shows off a massive sturgeon he recently caught and quickly released on the St. Louis River.

I have a little secret my wife and kids already know. Sometimes, I have no idea what I'm doing. The last couple of weeks on the water, I've been making it up as I go. Some trips have worked out, others have bombed. The only way to grow as an angler is to stretch yourself, and I've grown comfortable being uncomfortable.

Ten days ago my brother Bruce and I ventured miles offshore onto Lake Superior in pursuit of roaming schools of walleyes. Chasing walleyes is not new to us. But piecing together the puzzle on the massive expanse of Lake Superior proved challenging. We trolled 40-50 feet dow...

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