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JBMasterAngler

I drive by lake elysian all the time and see the shoreline along the launch lined with shorefisherman all the way into freeze up. Must be good walleye fishing I assume. Been thinking about giving it a try...are they fishing off the bottom or with bobbers? What's the minnow of choice?

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king_o_the_boat

I was there on Fi,Sun and Mon. did fair on Sun ,catching 2 within an hr.,got cold and went to Eagle.

Minnow of choice is the shinner on the bottom.

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JBMasterAngler

Does the bait store in madison lake sell shiners?

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king_o_the_boat

The bait store in Madison has them and so did the Waterville store.

Im going there today,will let you know how I did.

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Muddog

Let me be the first to say; Welcome, king_o_the_boat.

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king_o_the_boat

Thanks,Ive been watching ,and reading reports for over a year now...time to joint the croud.

caught 2 @ Elysian today started around 5 and went home before

dark..

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ice-man/vexilar-king

Lots of bullheads, I heard that Hanska is hot!

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king_o_the_boat

welcome aboard!

I also heard that lake Crystal is still puting them out!

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harvey lee

king o the boat

Welcome to Fishing Minnesota & hot Spot Outdoors. Great to have you with us.

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Team Otter

Um, welcome aboard dude. Watching and waiting...

Great to have another join in the chaos. grin.gif

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gunderson21

has anyone seen much people out there yet or is it still too early?

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Team Otter

Quite a few people and quite a bit of sorting.

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king_o_the_boat

went to Hanska yesterday caught 1.

I know the guy who runs the park,and he said lots of fish came out of there past 2 weeks.Im going back ,and spending a little more time there on sun

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JBMasterAngler

Besides elysian in november, are there other productive shore spots? I'm thinking of the dams in morristown and faribault on the cannon river and the bridges on cannon lake. They produce anything this time of year?

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Team Otter

Volney, MN River, Gorman, Crystal, Blue Earth River, Le Sueur River, Tetonka, Sakatah.

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Chopper77

I am going to Hanska Sat. morning any one want to ride with?

call 507-456-6598

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