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bassNspear

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bassNspear

Anyone having any luck for slabs out here. I remember a few years back, it was amazing the fish that was in the lake.

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ICE_TEAM_DREAMER

I haven't fished out there this year but i did last year a few times without much luck. It was a good lake a few years ago but it got fished very hard and a lot of fish were taken out of that lake. My personal opinion,,,,,,way overfished. I counted one day and the were almost 100 houses. most lakes it wouldnt be a real big deal but the lake isnt very big and when u see a guy(s) taking a limit of 8-9 inch fish home?????????? Not a whole lot else to say. Diamond and eagle lake have been producing but both have slowed way down. Hope this helps.

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bassNspear

this is what i was thinking, that it did get fished out a few years back. there was times that you caught 100 slabs in a night, and was able to pick threw them

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sparcebag

DNR told me Swenson had a heavy winter kill in I think 2001-2003 the year of heavy snow & low water????

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bassNspear

well thats not good.

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goose89

is the aerator gone?? not working that year?? I always remember that lake having an aerator.

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The Freak

I think its still there and working. If I remember right the winter kill wasn't on the lake itself. There is a slough that is connected to swenson by a chanel when the water is high enough in the spring. The fish that migrated to that slough to spawn those springs never made it back to the main lake becasue of the dry summers. There sure were some nice sized fish that were dead the following springs in that slough. cry.gif

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primetime49

its been very dry out in that area for more than one season

A creek that runs thru our farm,from a large slough has been dry 3 years

A lot of minnows that would be food are not getting to Swenson

A couple of sloughs out there did have a major fish kill

Not to top it off it is fished out when fish size and numbers come up

A small lake with lots of local intense fishing when the fish are there and it emptys quickly

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sparcebag

Having a aerator does'nt mean it won't winter kill.

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