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Meadow Creek

12/15 fishing report

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The Bite

Off of Jr's Access follow the road out to 7-10 feet of water. The morning bite is from 7:30 to 9:00 while the evening bite is 4:00 to 6:00. The bite continues day and nite in the usual waves. The bite has been moderate to good. Walleye are most pelentiful followed by pike. So far the Crappie bite has been nonexsistant. The crappie bite is very typical for this time of year. They should begin to show up in 12-14 feet of water as soon as the lake sees some more pressure.

The Ice

We have a very different ice situation from last year. Areas with little or no snow have up to 14 inches. Areas with heavy snow cover have as little as 8 inches. Most folks will be fine in a small truck or car if they stay on the marked road. Most houses were pulled off of the access on Thursday morning to prevent drifting in the prime walleye areas. The goal of pulling the houses was to maintan a good sheet of Ice.

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JR's access 8' Monday night- got up8:00pm nothing til after going to bed at 1am. got 6 walleye during nite til getting up at 8. bite continued tues. am til about 11 then died off.

Moved to 9' on wed.- 3 of us got 5 slot fish.

Same spot friday 5 of us got 1 walleye. Northerns slow for us but saw 2 hi 30's caught by others

ice

13-15". Pulled house friday nite.

Would have been nice to have the cold snap before the snow

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    • skibass
      I was up for my first trip to RR on Wednesday and Thursday. Launched at Birchdale Wednesday morning because it was the only one open. Launched at Vidas on Thursday.  Fished the ice edge as it pushed westward for some of both days with minimal success. Caught a 28.5" and 26.5" on consecutive casts on Wednesday but not much other action at ice edge.  We had our most success at the connection of the Rapid River (just west of Vidas Landing). Caught about 45 walleyes total with a 28" and 26" being the biggest from that spot.  We also hooked up with 15 sturgeon, landing 4 of them. A 66", 60" and finished the trip landing two sturgeon in the same net (a 42" and 32", or so).  It was an amazing experience and I will be back again in the upcoming years!
    • mrpike1973
      Thanks Don!
    • Poutwhacker
        Beauty. Where were you fishing out of?
    • gunner55
      Welcome to FM, mof, Good 1st post too.
    • Whiskerbent
      Thanks for the update Don, really appreciate it