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Eddy's hotel, need advice.

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My son and I are thinking of staying at eddy's on Sunday night. WOuld like to bring the portable up along with wheeler. Any idea if eddy's has launch or close to fishing spots that we can get to with a wheeler. Thanks for any advice.

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yes they do , launch is right across from motel

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Just got back, and stayed there from the 26 till today. They have some roads-but not very far out at all. We had a snowmobile, and got around fine-but I am not sure paying their road pass fee for the limited roads your going to get is worth it. Their were some wheelers comming of further south right of 169....public access maybe. Getting around with a wheeler is going to be tough, and somewhat limited due to the slush in spots-but their cerainly are plenty out there. Who knows, the slush may freeze up a bit. People are using them, and you will be able to follow tracks, and know when slush is in your sights....

Bite was nothing to write home about, but did manage a meal of nice size perch for the four of us, and also one 27" walleye that went back.

Good luck. The majority of the keeper perch action was out past Eddys houses about 300 yards-we put plenty of work hopping holes from Eddys to Rockey Reef, with not much of anything.

jk

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I also went out of Eddy's on 12-28. It was the 1st time I went out of Eddy's for ice fishing and the last. They only had the road plowed to their houses. I tried to get around with a four wheeler, but with the slush I was not going anywhere. If u want to go and explore I would look to a resort with plowed roads.

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thanks for the advise, decided not to go out of eddy's. thinking appledorns

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We did the hotel and unlimited house package, which for the price worked for us...the free breakfast, and box lunch were nothing we considered in any of it, but were both very good. We intended to work a bit with the portables, use the house as a basecamp, and then have a nice option of showers, and the comforts of the hotel room. Even though the fishing was nothing great, the entire trip was rather inexpensive. I would note, we stood around waiting for over a half hour upon getting there waiting to get someone to haul all our stuff out the first time....which was not very impressive...drive for three hours, itching to get a line in-and wait...not good.

I would have to say that conditions of the ice and weather would determine if we went back.

Heading back up with my wife in Feb. and am would like to try another place..most like a forum sponsor, as the wife and I like to spend more time on the ice and can do with out the hotel.

jk

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