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Nest Lake Action

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Anybody hearing anything about Nest? I've been hitting it pretty hard and pulled in a 23" and 25" last Saturday, but hardly anything since. I noticed a cluster of 10 houses off the NE side of the big island -- must be trying to hit the craps. I've heard of a number of bigger eyes caught, but no quantity. Anyone hear anything else?

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I have heard the same thing. I fish nest quite a bit and have only caught fish in the 20+ in. range, no eaters. From what I hear the crappies are very small and very inconsistant. I plan on getting out more after the weekend.

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you do know there was a BIG die off of crappies on nest last summer right?? possibly why the action is inconsistant

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I have been out to the big island on Nest and nothing worth while out there. Since that crappie kill off this summer it hasnt been the same. The biggest I caught was 9" out there and only 2 out of about 10 of them where that big. The rest were around 6". Nothing to brag about.

I would like to find some kind of consistant walleye action out there. Seems like every winter I look for that and never find it! confused.gif

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Yes I did know about the crappie die off. My dad lives on the lake and told me he pick up between 75-100 dead crappies last summer. You are probally right about them being so inconsistant.

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that is odd... i too saw the white shores of dead crappies and they were all small ones floating......you would think the big ones are out there...and it is great new to hear there are small ones too and plentiful (Keep that in mind)

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Did anyone hear what caused the die off.

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Jim I heard it was some bacteria that effected certain class of Crappies due to the hot weather last summer.

J.

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Moved the house a week ago... zzzzzzz....!! going to try moving to another spot on Sunday. Will report back...

p.s. -- nasty slush area near the west access that wasn't there previously. Not sure why that appeared suddenly. Hmmmmm....???

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Thanks for the heads up on the slush area not sure why that happened either.

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J you been fishing this winter?

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