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Fished a few SC MN lakes last Wednesday and Thursday. A front came through and may have negatively impacted the fishing. Things seem more stable now so the fishing should improve.

Madison, actually fished it Tuesday night right after the storm. Found some active crappies along the grassy island area. Best depths seemed to be 4-10 ft. Drifting plastics put most of the fish in the boat. Tried trolling rapalas around the same areas and the narrows but only caught 1 big bullhead at dark.

Tetonka. Water was very green and smelled. Fishing was about the same. Spent a total of about 8 hours on the water. Casted shoreline areas were the wind had been blowing and came up empty. Finally, after covering lots of shallow shoreline and some weedline in the hatchery bay, I opted to fish near some other boats on a hump out from Best Point. Graph was full of fish. A few nice gills and crappies were had but nothing fast and furious.

Frances. The goal on this lake was to find some bass. Hammerhanlde pike were on fire however and inhaled everything put in the water. Switched to panfish and found lots of nice gills in 3-5 fow.

Reeds lake lots of smallish bass and a few nice pike. Biggest going 32".

Crappies were hard to come by on most lakes. Madison seemed to provide the most consistant entertainment. All fished realesed. Was going to hit Clear lake in Waseca on the way home but, I heard the sewer backed up in the lake after the rains so I passed. Overall it was a good few days in the boat. Weather was great after the rain grin.gif

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