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cubby12

shields lake

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Has anyone been to Shields lake lately? What I was wondering is how shallow the lake is mostly if you can even get your boat into the water as the landing usually is shallow?

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We were over there a few weeks ago & it was actually pretty good (I have a 16' Smokercraft/ 40 hp), didn't do very well fishing that day, but wiil try it again soon. good luck!

L2f

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I have a friend who has a twenty foot deck boat that fished Shields last week. He never mentioned trouble at the access...

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Last year it was an issue, I guess one of the bass tournaments had to cancel because of shallow access, but when I went over there this year the guy at the baitshop said they did something with the dam which raised the water levels. ?? L2f

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I wanted to put in there today, but I'm a little gun shy with rocks....ended up just fishing Kelly :/

Anyone been in recently? They dredge it out?

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I would be real careful out on sheilds there are a few humps behind crane island that without a doubt will wreck your boat none of them are marked either arm your self with a map off the lake finder website and get familar with thier

location b4 navigating these waters and i would be willing to bet thatr acsess is horrible at this time i can tell you

that because I know from past experiance one other thing I had heard that that dammed up the outlet in order to bring the water level up so that may help

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Be careful on roberds too. crazy.gif The motor took a beating last night. blush.gif

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Thanks guys. I will be stearing clear then. I have a big trip up to Mille Lacs the 22nd through the 25th...so I don't want to hurt the boat before then :P

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please keeps the reports of that area coming . i will be there the third weekend os sept.plan on fishing roberds( where we will be staying) mazaska, and maybe french. i will post asking about water levels before then.del

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Unless we get a foot of rain...they are all pretty low except for Mazaska and Kelly Dudley which are still easy in/easy out.

Just ask before you come, will let you know! wink.gif

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DO YOU HAVE A BUNK OR ROLLER TRAILER?

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Roller. I can get on and off really easy. I love it.

I'm just a whimp now cause I lost the LU on french earlier this year tongue.gif

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tell me about it i've been without my boat for a week finally got an answer from the repair shop yesterday and it turns out my lower unit is not repairable so they ordered a new one wich will hopefully be hear b4 staurday I hope

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