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WildFan10

Tips for Lake Marion in Lakeville

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I am going to get out thre and try it this afternoon, but was wondering if anyone had any tips. I fished Mairon Tuesday night straight out from the boat launch and realized how shallow that part of the lake is! It was about 8 ft. or so all the way aroud where we were at. How is this area for tip-up fishing for Pike? Any other spots worth trying for Pike? Also, can a guy find any crappies in this lake? Any suggestions about where to find them? I moved right near Marion and will fish it quite a bit this year, but it would be nice to have some tips when just starting out. Thanks.

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It's been years since I fished it but I always liked getting a little closer to the fishing pier than the boat lauch. But if you go out there during Christmas that whole flat out from the boat lauch will probably be full of tip-up fisherman, all the way across the lake and all the way up to the north.

The only crappies I caught through the ice were small, and were in the deeper water by one of the points on the east shore.

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bdiddy, if you're not going to post anything more helpful than vandekamps, then please refrain from posting at all

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I second PerchJerker's motion!

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Thanks Admin!

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wildfan10- I used to fish marion alot years ago and i was able to find pike wherever i set my house. get yourself a map if you don't already have one. i know there's crappies in there somewhere, you'll have to look around for them. ask at GM in lakeville someone there might know where to start. also, there are walleyes to be had. good luck, maybe i'll run into you out there sometime, i think its time to check this lake out again since i live close by also.

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there will probably be about 100 people out there. There is usually a "city" of people that forms right off of the public access. I would personally stray away from the crowds, you'll find pike pretty much everywhere.

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Must be some new secret bait? grin.gif

I fish this lake in the summer during a family picnic at Antlers park. It’s a no brainier for pan fish. No big secrets out on this lake.

Finds breaks and structure this time of year, work in words to shallow (like 10-5 feet). Later season, work outwards 10-15 feet.

Like perch said, fishing pier area is a good area to start from. I have never been over to other side/ section and do not know what that side holds. I have seen walleyes caught in weeds 4-7 feet deep during summer time on south end by park (nothing big, but eaters). I figure I would try this area if I where to hit during ice time. cool.gif

Crappie minnow (small) and a flu-flu where hot items.

Good luck

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