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eyecrazy

has any one been out there wondering how the ice is and if the fish are bitting

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LMITOUT

Funny you should ask. I was thinking of heading over there myself for the first time in a long time. Can't help with your questions though as I haven't heard anything about it this winter.

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bassNspear

i was thinking about going out there sometime this week. Anyone get out?

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LMITOUT

I made it up there this afternoon and managed one perch and one 11" walleye. Didn't get any sort of flurry at sunset in the spot I was on. Water was pretty clear.

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jigginjim

Is there any croup of houses on collinwood?

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bassNspear

how far do you think you can see down dan?

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LMITOUT

There are a couple groups out there.

I could see my jig falling probably 6-8 feet easy.

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bassNspear

perfect. I am going to try and get out there soon.

Are they driving on the lake?

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LMITOUT

Yeah, they're driving.

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bassNspear

perfect, i think im going to come and hit this lake on sunday or monday. thanks for the information

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vanwalleye

Hey guys, thanks for the input, I fish Collinwood in the summer quite often and I always do very well, have only ice fished once and I walked so my question is for a guy with a 2 wheel drive truck, which landing is better for winter, the public landing or is it better to go to the campground thanks for any help.

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LMITOUT

Welcome to Fishing MN. cool.gif

I don't know what the campground landing looks like right now, but the north access has a sharp heave right when you leave the blacktop. Might be the boat landing buckling. I saw a guy pull his wheelhouse off and made it on Sunday. He stopped and surveyed the situation for a second and then went for it. Could be tough for a bigger house. Just a truck is no problem. The campground landing is longer and steeper which might be tougher with a 2WD

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vanwalleye

Hey thanks I am heading there Sat. Am BRRRR.. I remember there being a heave right there last winter to thats why we walked thanks again for the input.

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LMITOUT

Good luck and stay warm!

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bassNspear

this lake can have great potential, just a matter if you can find the fish. I want to get out there and spear it before the winter is over.

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fishersofmen

My best day ever fishing walleyes was on that lake 4 yrs ago a couple weeks after opener. I think im going to try it through the ice too!

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bassNspear

whats the lake like for clarity. I know that in the summer time, its so green that its hard to run a spinnerbiat through it

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fishersofmen

Was out on collinwood tonight. Very slow...could hardly mark any fish. Was on the east side out from the campground. Talked with a few guys and all the same story??

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bassNspear

I have talked to a few guys from Glencoe and Silver Lake, and everyone that i have talked to, said that all the lakes are dead. Swan was hot a month ago, and now its dead. SO im not sure whats going on. I think the cold killed everything

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harvey lee

The northern fishing use to be pretty good there but the last few years they have hit the lake hard. Eyes can be found but the larger northerns I believe are about gone.

Years ago, I could go there and with no problem pick up at a minimum, a couple 7-10# northerns but that stopped last year.

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bassNspear

i think this lake has been so popular in the last few years that alot of fish have been taking out of here.

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mrklean

I fished out there once last year and did very poor, i went in on the opposite side of the park

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bassNspear

seems like alot of people do well right in the middle of the lake towards the north end

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bassNspear

anyone been out here latly. How does the water look for clarity. Thinking of hitting it before the end of the season.

Thanks for any info.

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Farley

Havnt been out but from what I hear it's pretty slow.

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