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hondavxr

1/7/08 Report

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Since it looks like my previous report was erased I will repost it up again. I went to Bayport on Monday. I took the long trek across the river to the WI shanty town. I fished in the same area as the shanty town, but away from them. I was fishing in 38ft of water. I marked fish the whole time and caught quite a few also. I used plastics and artificial like crazy, but the fish will only bite live bait. I was using plain hook with minnow and sinker on one pole, and jigging demon eye with a whole minnow on the other. I caught a bunch of little crappies. All the little crappies were caught about 1-3 foot of the bottom. I caught 5 nice slabs ranging from 10-14 inches. These slabs were suspended higher in the water, they were all caught from 30-28 ft of water. the slabs were real finicky, a minnow could be in front of them and they would not bite it. I had to jig it and lift it up about a foot and they would follow it and lightly swallow the bait. If you miss the light bite and didnt set the hook they were gone. Here is a picture of one of the slabs I caught. Good luck yalls and stay safe.

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I've always waned to try the river for crappies. I am busy the next 2 weekends... Oh well, maybe the weekend of the 26th.

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Nice crappie Honda, and thanks for the report. It sure can make a difference in the bite when you can get out during the week when there is less traffic.

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hey nice crappie does ne1 kno how the bite is by prescott?

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I have a shack i keep out on the river and i only use whole minnows. I keep about 10 to 20 a day and throw ALOT back. I use the bigger crappie minnows cause when i use the smaller ones all i catch are the small throw backs.

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BFD, how many days a week you fishing?? I'm praying it's only a couple for them fishes sake... Sounds like you have them dialed in under your shack pretty well. LB

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Hey hondavxr...

I've got a question for you...Could you e-mail me:

alexkong04@hotmail.com

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Hey Honda or anyone who is interested to fish, email me if you like to get together out on the croix sometime. I a new to the croix at least for the ice part of fishing and could use a hand to learn how to fish the river during winter. yellokong@msn.com

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