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First let me say wow.... i guess everyone is hoping for the same success out there as last year....people all over the place.....

spent pretty much the whole weekend out there, mananged only 6-7 9" eyes......and half does keeper perch....not what i was hoping for....

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LODFFB

What kind of Ice did you have, and did you go off the south or main acess.

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Rippin_Lips

was out there on saturday and measured 14 inches of ice. drove my crew cab truck out from south access. didn't do very well fishing wise, a few small walleyes.

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gwiff100

left from the south full size ext cab.... couple of major slush spots towards the end on sunday... we measured 15 or so where we were..... and as i mentioned earlier....only perch.

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peerchking

I was also out on long this weekend. Had 15 in on spot the next under 6' snow was only 11'. But people were driving everywhere with out doing much ckecking.yep the the perch were bitting but had to sort, small eyes,lots of people!

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gwiff100

latest report....long was fished too hard last year....not going to produce....HURRY everyone lets go to RINGO....come on....follow me....

anyone think that will work?

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    • Wanderer
      That’s pretty awesome! I’ve been keeping an eye out around the house but haven’t seen enough activity to coax me out in the temps we’ve been having.  We mainly have fox around the house, and only one good yote.  We had a young wolf do a lap around the house in the spring but haven’t seen him around since.  I know I couldn’t shoot him but I’d sit out just to see him if he started showing up again. Mainly turkey tracks as of late.  
    • Wanderer
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    • PRO-V
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    • Wanderer
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    • Hawg
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    • PRO-V
      I always did best with frozen Cisco's suspended on a quick strike rig.
    • PRO-V
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    • Brandon Klatt
      Thanks for the replies guys. Usually target panfish and eyes so actually going for pike is kinda a whole new world to me. lol
    • mrpike1973
      Lots of little sunnies there is a spring in there in the deepest spot be care full. There are better lakes in my opinion.
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