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mrklean

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mrklean

Just trying to get to some different lakes around the area and was thinking about going to goodners, any advice, ice conditions etc. Thanks

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Dooley87

i have fished this lake twice so far, the first time we went out i avoided the big group off to the right cause i hate fishing in crowds, usaully the fish are very weary and there is no privacy, so we went out into the middle of the lake, i found a hump out there we fished in about 12 feet off the s.e. side of the hump and caught between 45 and 50 bluegills between three guys, started out slow, very timid fish then we down sized to tiny marmoska jigs and a few spikes and we caught them left and right, water was clear enough to sight fish them, fun!!! about 15-20 of them would have kept but we realesed them all. but i went out the next day hoping to bring home a few fish and went out the same time on the same exact spot and caught 4 tiny fish, they just up and packed their bags. o well hope this is helpful.

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mrklean

Has anyone been out there as of late? I will be going out friday afternoon.

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    • Bryan P
      No not yesterday. 2 weeks ago when we had that first cold spell I went out on Baxter, Blue and Long and checked the ice. They were locked up but only had 1-2" inches so didn't venture out too far. Baxter probably was walkable but had open water on the back end so figured I stay off. Last Sunday I went and checked them out after that warm rainy week we had and they had open water, so yesterday I skipped checking them and went farther north. But I did notice most lakes were locked up on the drive up there. Cant wait for the local lakes to get some decent ice! 
    • JMP_37
      Wondering if big sandy is clear enough to spear fish when the ice comes on? Never done it before and would like to give it a try
    • monstermoose78
      Bryan did you check any lakes around me?
    • Bryan P
      Had to scratch the ice fishing itch, so I drove up north to the Mille Lacs lake area and found a smaller lake with 4-5" of ice. Punch a few holes and found some crappies and sunnies. Nothing big but was fun time and a great way to start my ice seaso n! Bring on the ice!  Check out the video: https://youtu.be/BTTv_G07PB8  
    • leech~~
      Ok as long as she reads a book and stays the heck out of the way!
    • Wanderer
      Double the lines for down rigging you dummy! 
    • leech~~
      Hey, I resemble that remark!!   Plus my wife only went fishing with me once the whole time that we have been married and she brought a book! I got her trained in right away. Sorry about your training problem!
    • leech~~
      Ok but with all those Trout. Bring a tow rope as I may be stuck in the slush!
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