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I hear powers lake in woodbury has crappies went and fished it tonight and all i got were perch and sunnies. anyone know where the crappies are at and what are you using

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as most people get. not a lot of crappies out there and even less of any size. panfish in general seem to be small out there. the only thing i do out there is tip up for pike if i dont have much time since it is close.

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well im gonna go out there again this morning and see what happens. where else is a good spot for crappies i live right in cottage grove.

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Bruiser,

Keep us posted on how you do - good or bad. I've see considerably more people on that lake this year than in years past. I'm hoping to get out there on Sunday.

T-

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I haven't been out there for a few years, but I always caught them in and around the deep hole. 32 to 38 feet. Typically it's an evening bite.

Good Luck

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I drove by there a couple of weeks ago after dark and there were quite a few shacks out there. I could see the glow of all those LED lights. grin.gif

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I was out there this morning at 745 till 1245, just caught a bunch of sunnies and perch some of the perch were decent size and same with the sunnies. still trying to find the crappies. was in about 25ft of water right of the bottom about 6 inches. yes I think it is a night lake cause i was out there lastnite for 2 hours and dark came and when I left people were still coming out. If anyone fish's it let me us know how you did..

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I fished from 1pm to 5pm and caught a bunch of small bluegills. Nothing else though...Is anyone else having any luck out here???

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Hey Bruiser sounds like we need to find you a job, you have way to much time on your hands!!you would think with that new son of yours you would be way to busy to be scouting lakes. But keep looking, I will come down in FEB. for a few days and fish with you. Will bring both of my Vex'S tongue.gif

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where were you getting the bluegills at what part of the lake and how deep of water were you in. And ONLY ICE you aren't the boss of me.... LOL sounds good can't wait for you to come back down

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We walked out on the west end of the lake - towards the middle. We were just past the little point on the northwest side of the lake in 28 feet of water. No gills were bigger than 7 inches, but it was pretty much non stop.

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what were you using for bait I might head back out there tomorrow for a bit

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bruiser if you dont mind a short drive from the grove, head out to bald eagle or white bear for some crappies. bring minnows and fish them whole on plain hooks or use the heads on smaller jigging spoons.

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I have fished powers many time found to have only small crappie to bite an last hour in eve. suspended in 25-30ft need a good vexilar.

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I have fished Powers many times. Some luck with crappies in the deep hole on the lake. They are always suspended. Bring your vex. Also caught some nice size pike closer to 19 in 12-16 feet of water. I bring the kids there in the winter to just catch a bunch of fish. Non-stop action with little perch and a good size pike thrown in every now and then. Keeps them busy and wanting to come back.

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that would be my exact description of ice fishing on powers.

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I drove by Powers around 4 this afternoon and for the first time since the ice was on it the lake was empty.

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