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evinrudespeed

My buddies from St. Paul had one of there best pan fishing experiences this past weekend on Fish Lake!! We caught huge bluegills/sunnies and monster crappies...we were able to feed 4 grown men all weekend!! Thanks for the pointers skippers kid and fishinfey8...much appreciated grin.gif

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Capt.Blaine

Ouch! confused.gif

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SKIPPERS KID

Glad you had fun and found some fish smirk.gif Sounds like you ate well and you are very welcome glad you and your friends had fun smile.gif.

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Northlander

Ouch is right Captain. confused.gif

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SKIPPERS KID

ooooooooooppppppsss, I now I should have not let out the info But he asked for it and he does need to no what is going on like the rest of us that ask smirk.gif. This is a great site and I will not hold back on info for those that need it cool.gif.

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beeonkey

Thanks Skipperkid it is what the site is for. This is a good site because of people that are willing to help others. People still have to catch fish on their own and even good info doesn't catch fish for many. smile.gif

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SKIPPERS KID

Glad to see you had fun smile.gif. I hope they where good to eat I wish I was there smirk.gif.

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Casaloma

I'll give that a 2_nd! For Island Lk.

Pannies are biting on the usual eskers on island, funny there. Alwayeese an eye or tooooooo...

CLoma

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Casaloma

Time to go....

See you guys on the H2O...

-Cloma

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SKIPPERS KID

I hope they are still there this weekend smirk.gif.

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Capt.Blaine

They are still there; you will have to deal with more boats than usual!

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Nate McVey

Got some nice ones in the wind on Wednesday and the snakes were fun too!

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beeonkey

I didn’t fish the crappies and really don’t care for crappies I just wanted to say Thanks for the post that was truthful. I fish walleyes and not much else. Fish move and when someone says where they are doesn’t mean they will be there and biting in an hour from when you caught them. Info is what this site is for and why we all read and follow it. I would hope that people aren’t steering others in the wrong direction. We all want the same thing, catch some fish. Some people fish more than others and stay on fish others get out now and then, and want a info to help to put them in the right direction. That’s why we read this site and ask for help now and then. I fish a lot of lakes and don’t get back to some lakes and want to see what others have done, can I fish the lake and find fish usually. But if others have had luck then I could take my fishing skills and fish to try and catch some. Keep the info flowing. I don’t want some to take this the wrong way but it is why the site is here.

I want this and hope it continues to help anyone who is reading the blog top catch fish and have fun with friends and family. cool.gif

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Northlander

I agree 100% that FM is to share some info and help eachother out. I also think that at times, during hot bites especially, we as sportsman have to be careful what we put on here so that vonerable (spelling?)fish dont get overharvested.

I have no problem telling people I have been catching fish in a certain lake and may even tel them on what but I do not give out specifc spots on the forum. Unfortunately there are some people who all they do is check out these sites and then go pound spots when they know a good bite is on. Some just dont get the "Selective Harvest" idea yet.

Lets keep the info (General) flowing and get some kids out fishing when possible. Looks like the youth of today arent fishing and hunting like when most of us were young so I think we need to try to keep the tradition alive.

Good luck and tight lines.

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ReelTimes

I am not sure where there is but was out for a few hours this morning since it was too rough on the big pond. We were fishing for walleyes but still managed 3 nice crappies (1 really nice one) along with 3 walleyes, 2 northerns, and a number of very nice gills. We weren't lookin for a meal today so all were released. I don't think FIsh Lake is that hard to find the crappies...just move around a little and you will find them. They were in the weeds late this morning but we moved as we weren't getting any eyes at the time and moved to deeper water and more structure. I don't target them that often but almost always manage to catch a few anyways.

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SKIPPERS KID

I am thinking of going to fish in the am are they still there confused.gif.

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Nate McVey

Had a great day on Sunday............lots of pans, and a 20 in. eye.

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SKIPPERS KID

We made it out yesterday and tried for walleyes and got three little ones. Then we pitched spinner baits on the weed edge and cough three bass and a few hammer handles. Then we tried for the sunnes and did good in some weed edges and some not so good we did catch some trolling for the eyes as well cool.gif. I think I would fish with my fly rod next time they sure where jumping all over eating bugs smirk.gif.

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captshorelunch

I have had some of my best panfishing on Fish

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SKIPPERS KID

Well Deb and I just got home from fish lake and what a day. The walleyes where on the bite to day we must have cough 30 over 16 inches but we do not keep fish if we are not going to eat them fresh ribs where in the slow cooker so we let all fish go what a day smile.gif. I can not wait to get out again smirk.gif.

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Northlander

The fireworks in Duluth were great but some of these fish lake reports are just crazy. 30 walleye over 16"s. Man that would be a year for me on fish lake.

If the bite is that hot on fish for walleye and panfish I hope everyone is practicing CPR like Skipperskid did. Lets not ruin a good thing.

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SKIPPERS KID

Thank you steve we do every time we are out smile.gif.

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Wormdrowner

Tom,

You could send some of those walleyes up the Cloquet River. Spent the 4th up there to avoid the crowds, seems I avoided the fish also. Worst fishing i've ever had up there, but always a fun trip.

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SKIPPERS KID

Tom,

You could send some of those walleyes up the Cloquet Rive.

Well they are in a good Lake I hope they stay for awhile smile.gif. I did the rivers like the Cloquet river and the upper st. louis river and you know I miss that fishing. There is some thing about being out and not seeing people I never did how is it now? Do you see any body else out fishing smirk.gif.

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hayseed

Thanks for the report Skippers kid. Good to know they are still there and I may have to hone my tactics a bit. Was out today for five hours and only managed 1 15"er. Have tried the last few years to avoid bouncing on the waves on a calm day, by fishing during the week.

Two trips to Fish this year and one fish to show for it. Lots of little Gills however.

Amazing how the lake has changed since 86.

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    • Walleychaser
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