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Jonny P report Dec 25th

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Upper Red Lake’s winter form is imminent as the ice slowly becomes peppered with fishouses, and guides scrambling to locate the first good batches of willing crappies to go with the walleyes.

The ice thickness measurements are coming in as light as 10 inches in spots and some consistency at the 13-14” mark with Hillmans road mimicking a commercial airstrip as it reaches off into the horizon.

Walleye have been hitting and hitting hard. The dawn bite has been as strong as the normal evening march onto the feeding grounds although the darkness bite has been out of control with frenzies occurring from 10pm until 2am nightly. Glowing red and whites jigged in the form of rattling spoons such as the Rattlin Varmit tipped with minnows have been picking up the active and aggressive feeders, team that presentation up with a colored hook and minnow dead-sticked and the slow movers are unable pass without getting hooked up.

A few crappies are starting to show up here there and all over without any consistency or direction as of yet. Of course much of the ice has yet to see tracks, augers or jigs. Once a few anglers start to look around we should be able to begin patterning these fish as they steadily move across the lake.

Good Luck and enjoy the outdoors.

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Thanks for the report!

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Hey, Jonny P....I really appreciate the report. Down in the cities you guys are invaluable to us. Unfortunately You guys were booked so I had to go with someone else. Either way people like you and Buddy and Kelly keep me and my buddies coming up and spending our money. Thanks again, Kidwalleye.

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I also appreciate the updates!

I am trying to decide where to take dad for this weekend or next week. He wants LOW, but I am pushing for URL. Keep us posted thanks!

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