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WhaleTail

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I noticed a number of perms and portables on WhaleTail today -- any information on this lake -- looked to be about 15 houses in the same area.

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I fished that lake last summer......for the size of that lake, we pulled out some HUGE Bucket Mouths! I would also be interested to hear what else might be getting caught out there.

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i am thinking on going out there to check it out, i heard it used to be a really good lake till the word got out.

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Whaletail is loaded with small crappies and the occasional monster crappie. You can expect 20 of the 4 to 6 inch variety versus 1 over 10 but 3lb crappies have been caught on Whaletail. Have also caught a few of the green carp through the ice.

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be nice to get some of them bigboys

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Don't forget about the slimers! I always set up deep for the craps and work the shallow area for norts. It's never a blockbuster day, but you do always have a shot at a trophy, for all species.

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I cant believe how hard this lake is getting hit this year, there is usually never anyone out on the big body of the lake, just a small group in the "tail" most years. Its becoming a little city out there catching tiny sunnies and craps, this little lake cant take much pressure as it is so please practice selective harvest, no need to keep any of the bigger fish, there are tons and tons of small fish, eat them, take pictures and release any bigger fish to help the future of this lake.

Good action for kids I guess, a chance at 1 big crappie if you are lucky and happen to find 1, but definatly not a good lake to go out for a meal.

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