not sure how many here fish the Ely area. i found out this morning the former owner of the bait shop, Jim Maki passed away at 68 years young. he was a contributor to another site i visit. he had just sold his bait shop. from what i read he died while getting ready to go fishing, on his dock.
cold spring mn
July 23, 2019 at 8:24 am #1869001