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Valv

Mid october and we still have crawlers around....

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Valv

I am looking at my sidewalk this morning and there's nightcrawlers everywhere shocked.gif

I cannot believe they are still around this time of the year.

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harvey lee

I have an area in the front of the house that in the spring I can pick up thousands and they are out there in full force this morning. I think the water is pumpimg them right up and out of the ground.

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S.D. Ice Angular

They are all over my driveway also...

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I have an area in the front of the house that in the spring I can pick up thousands and they are out there in full force this morning. I think the water is pumpimg them right up and out of the ground.


Crawlers for Ice?? I've got leaches saved now I've 4 doz. crawlers drying out inside in some nice warm bedding till their dry & full of life,then in the fridge with the leaches.Cant find em in winter!! smile.gif

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hoggs222

I tried crawlers last winter for panfishing and couldn't get a bite. I was using small chunks. I was watching them with the camera and they would just sniff and go away. I switched to a waxie and they nailed it.

What do you fish for with crawlers under the ice?

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Northlander

With all the rain we are getting lately the crawlers are doing the back stroke down the sidewalks and alleys.

I better get a few in some fresh dirt for Looper bait later on this fall.

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SledNeck

no such thing as global warming

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Tyler Holm

They're thick here in Rochester too.

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Catfishunter

I've been stockpiling them for the last few week's for looper's and food for all my little critters i have in tanks.

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Valv

Ok, now I've got to ask...when it's looper time ?

I will switch to Duluth forum to learn more.

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Scott M

This weather just isn't right. I'm walking for pheasants today and monarchs and yellow sulphurs are flying around, grasshoppers are jumping on me, ladybugs and boxelders are covering the house, earthworms are on the sidewalks this last week. No wonder I can't shoot anything. Anything thermally regulated is completely screwed up. The only thing that is right are plants (photoregulated).

We need cold NOW!

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    • osok
      Been a brutal hard water season for me as well, figured it was a continuation of my fall fishing luck. 
    • Wanderer
      Thanks guys.  I checked out Modis for ice coverage and Navionics to help understand how things are laid out.  Knowing what areas certain fish prefer and those typical depths is a big plus.
    • urbaniceteam
      My wife and I are hoping to get up to Mille Lacs this Saturday and spend the night on the ice.  Does anyone have any last minute availability?  All the resorts I've contacted are booked. Thanks!
    • Borch
      Lots of nice fish!  Central Mn is cranking out some nice panfish.
    • eyeguy 54
      I did till about 2 then just had to go for a bit. LOL 
    • IceHawk
      Nice fish guys. Royce doesn't look like you took the day off 
    • IceHawk
      Great Idea Rick 
    • Borch
      A plus is that the forecast is for a much nicer day Saturday.
    • Tom Sawyer
      Thanks for your work guys! You were showin' some serious team spirit being out there today. I would have helped but I had a few appointments today I couldn't reschedule. I know I'm available Friday to do any last day scouting/fine tuning....
    • IceHawk
      Definitely a grind out prefishing cats today for the gathering.  Weather made it to tough but I Jeff  and his brother pushed through the elements to try and find a few active schools .   Locating the schools were tough took a pile of holes and the augers got a workout for sure,  but fortunately  we did find a couple active schools. Jeff and his brother found a few on one lake and I found a decent school on another lake. The good news was that both schools were cruising shallow flats in both locations and about the same depths. Great news as this is a good indication they are feeding on these flats.   Amazeingly both schools were found on a inside corner. Bingo looks like we have a pattern formed. We iced and marked  a fair number of cats in both locations so things are looking good for Saturday. Plus is we added a few for the fish fry already  Jeff I'll keep plugging away out there hopefully I can dial them in even more I have a hunch there are a few more close by where we ended. 
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