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Anyone been out to Fosters lately? Was planing to take the boy and wife out there today and was wondering if anyone has been catching any? I am assuming the best spot to start is over by the beach area? Tyler I see you were out at Chester is that worth a shot today?

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Tyler Holm

I hear Foster has been slow the past few days, but it did get some fresh fish last week. Personally I have not stepped foot on it yet this ice season.

Chester was pretty good to us last week as far as gills go. That's a tough lake thou. Even with the latest electronics and hyper sensitive spring bobbers, sometimes it just seems those fish like to stare for several minutes before committing. Almost every time I hit Chester, the fish have to be coaxed into biting. Places like Willow, Foster, etc the fish fly up and smash your bait. At chester, its a staring contest and then they give you the smallest bump on the spring bobber and if you don't set the hook at the perfect moment, your back to a 5 minute stare-off.

Many times I wonder if the fishing would be better if I got out away from the crowd, like in the 2nd or 3rd finger.

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Thanks Tyler, we may have to do some roaming around try Foster and then run out to Chester if nothing is happening. Willow might be a better place to start though??? I just don't know, it can be tough keeping them out fishing if they aren't catching too...ha ha

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Willow might be a better place to start though???


I've been on Willow once this year, for about an hour. Fishing outside and cold, and I managed prob 25 fish including 2 10" crappies. The gills ran small, but weren't dinks. Some 7.5"-7.75"

The fish were active and hammering your bait. They would dart off the bottom and meet your lure before you even got it down to them. That's fun stuff.

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smile.gif Again Thank Tyler, I think that will be the starting spot then, I just want them to catch some to keep interested. Thanks, I will let you know how the expedition goes today!

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Well we didn't get completely skunked, Jake caught one, had another bite and the wife had a bite as well. Me a big ZERO!! They were there, just wasn't doing the right thing. It was still nice to get out for the first time anyway.It keeps that itch alive to get out again, real soon hopefully!! laugh.gif Maybe try to get out tomorrow even??

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