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Wild Rice Lake

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Anyone fish this lake for northerns? I had heard they were doing really well in about 6 feet of water.

Is there a good pop. of northerns in the lake? Size?

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I fish rice lake quite often. there are lots of northern in there but most are upto 3-5 pounds with an occasional 10+ pounder.

The lake is very bad right now. probly 1 + feet of slush under the snow. its even tough with a sled. I have been out 4 times this year and have caught 3 pike 1 eye and 2 jumbo perch. I have talked to alot of people i know who fish it quite a bit more than me and they all say its very slow. the best time to fish it for pike in my experience is mid jan. but this year is different story. dont get me wrong the snow we have already is great for riding, shoeing, sled, ect.. but absolutely sucks for fishing. really screwed up the lakes. probly for the rest of the season.

if ya need some more info or places to fish, i can meet you there and show you some really good starting spots if you have never fished the lake befor.

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A buddy and I tried walking out on Wednesday, we got about half out and turned around. The snow is thick, and the slush beneath is worse, as beaverlakeman said. I might try tomorrow with snowshoes. We need some warm weather to melt the crap on top or it is going to be a bad season.

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We walked out there yesterday. The sled trails were frozen enough that they were OK to walk on. We could see maybe 10 groups out on the lake.

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