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Blue Lake - Hubbard County Who Is Going for Trout?

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I went to Blue last weekend scouting for

panfish and nailed a couple of really nice Rainbows (17" +). Of course I threw them back into the lake (still out of season). My question is: Who is going to Blue Lake for the trout opener and do you think it will still be a hot bite?

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hey, what is the ice like out there, i'd love to try for some of those rainbows blue is near my house. I have heard there are springs in that lake. Truck travel safe?

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I use to hit up blue all the time in the summer with my ex. The trout seemed far and few, although I know there are plenty. Couldn't tell ya much for fishing them in the winter. I plan on coming home for opener. \:\)

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The ice out there is pretty good. It was inconsistent early on, but vehicles are traveling everywhere. No slush.

As for trout, not many people hit it during summer for trout. There are some big ones in there. When the season opened up during the winter, a few groups were out on the first day, but not much for activity after that (in terms of anglers). My father in law lives out there and I ask him often.

The DNR had proposed a winter season out there beginning three years ago because the local office felt that the trout resource was underutilized. Unfortunatley the change in regulation was attached to a "package" of rule alterations which held it up for quite a while.

I'm doing the trout thing next week, I'll let you all know how it goes.

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