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      Fishing Minnesota had added a new menu item (see above) called Fishing Report Clubs. It's a way to keep the really good fishing reports coming and being shared only with those who also provide detailed fishing reports. We will only approve new members who request to join if they have already posted a recent fishing report in the area forum, associated with the Fishing Report Club area  you want to join. We are going to limit the number of regular memberships, in the Fishing Report Clubs, to the top 20  members in each Club, to those with the best frequency and quality fishing reports provided in the club and less so in the regular fishing report forum open to all members. The higher quality fishing report reserved for the club of course. If  you want fishing reports  around your area, I would Join Now, some of the clubs are starting to fill fast. Use the Fishing Reports Club link in the Menu above (after you've posted a fishing report in the regular area forum) and request to Join.
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Rainydaze

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Alright folks the bite is on! The snow is starting to settle and the ice is getting thicker. Seems year after year the first ice bite isn't quite as good as the bite that settles in after what many consider "First Ice". Surely there are exceptions, and maybe it is that due to unsafe travel early, when the bite is harder to find. Whatever the case the bite is turning on, and the fish are feeding aggresively. If you've been waiting, it's time to take a few vacation days, call in sick, quit work... Just grab your fishing gear, fishing buddy and digital camera. That's all I've got time for as I've got to line a few more rods! FYI it is much more exciting catching fish than reading about it.

Good Fishing!

RD

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fishmeister_86

HEY R.D.,

YEP, TIME TO START THE FUN, BUT STILL WITH CAUTION, THERE ARE SPOTS WITH 2" UP TO 12". DEPENDING ON CURRENT & SNOW. SEE YOU TOMMOROW NIGHT.

SINCERELY,

FISHMEISTER

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B-fishin

Hi guys. 3 of us are planning a first time trip for the Jan 19 - 20 weekend. Where is your resort, lake access and bait shop? And most importantly, the bar to share fish stories and eat a hot meal!

Looking forward to coming up.

B

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Rainydaze

Hey B-Fishin,

Welcome!

I'm a independant fishing guide. Might want to check out Woody's Resort the sponsor for this sight. The One Stop Shop will fill your bait needs. There are a few different areas to access the ice up here with one of the most common being the Rainy Lake Marine access. Many people will be fishing the Birch Point area shortly. Another will be the Voyaguers National Park access. Lastly there are a few fish lubricating pubs around with the Ranier Muni and Roadhouse night club being out on hwy 11. No vehicle traffic at this point with many choosing to simply walk out or stumble?. There are some people using sleds and atv's, but you certainly don't want to go out exploring quite yet. We had a bit of a tough evening bite tonight, but had a mink scamper right up to us on several seperate instances. Pretty neat! Thought he was going to eat Fishmeister! Funny thing was I just finished an article for the Outdoor News in which I referenced the many wildlife encounters on the ice! Good Fishing!

RD

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