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how's everything looking up there for a good pike and ski bite this weekend?

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TONS OF PRESSURE, I fished it tonight with a friend and there were boats everywhere, had two fish on trolling but for some reason they both came unbottoned a few seconds into the fight. never had that happen before. any way lots of folks on the water and not a lot of fish showing their faces. Jonah

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Yea we noticed that a couple weekend ago lots of people but we had a few follows from some biggins so we pumped to get back out there saturday.

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TONS OF PRESSURE, I fished it tonight with a friend and there were boats everywhere, had two fish on trolling but for some reason they both came unbottoned a few seconds into the fight. never had that happen before. any way lots of folks on the water and not a lot of fish showing their faces. Jonah


What? Jonah losing fish? I don't ever want to hear crap from you about "I put you on the fish and you go and lose em" again wink.gif

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Caught a 38" on Friday, and a 50.25" on Saturday. I agree - - - - lots of boats!

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hey Guys,

I went out on Friday evening and in the morning on Saturday and Sunday. Saw a few fish including one that would

go 45 to 48 inches on spinnerbait. I couldn't believe all the boats out there.

P.S. To Sodfarmer congrats on the 50 incher. If you don't

mind me asking were you casting or trolling this weekend.

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Made it out all day sat. It was a slow day no ski's but managed some nice pike. Sod did you happen to get any pics of that 50?

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Both fish were caught trolling. The only camera on board was my buddys cell phone. He took four pictures and promised me that he would protect the phone with his life until he got me the pictures on disc.

Sod

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Something that I think might be interesting is the depth that these fish were caught. Temperatures were HOT. The 38 incher was caught in about 12 ft of water along a shaded shore. The 50.25 incher was caught in about 24 ft. of water trolling deep (about 16 - 18 ft). I think that the hight temps played a factor in where I found these fish.

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Hey Guys,

I went out last sunday evening and monday morning and I

finally got a muskie to go alittle 35 incher on topwater

bait. That was the only muskie I saw.

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