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hank1212

Trout fishing on Grindstone

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hank1212

Has anybody been to Grindstone to fish the Rainbow or Lakers?

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DEADhead

you should ask this question in the trout forum for more responses

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so haaad

Or east-central Minnesota.

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hank1212

Thanks guys new to FM but I'm glad to see that people are there to help you out.

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JBMasterAngler

How is ice thickness on the lake? I'm going there on sunday, but I might only have access to the hand auger. I obviously want good ice to drive on, but not so thick that I might have to work my arse off to get some fish.

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hank1212

I may be going there Sunday myself and yes I only have a hand auger. You just can't move around to much. I'm think that I'm going to fish the bay in front of the barn. Good luck to you.

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JBMasterAngler

Good luck. We'll have to compare results. ;\)

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POUNDPANNIES

the ice as of trout opener was 14 inches, many cars out, caught 1 laker 80 fow 40 feet down, 3 rainbows 8 fow.

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gemNeyeJoe

hank1212, how far away is grindstone from MG?

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tunrevir

I'd say you are looking at about an hour and a half drive unless you cut cross country. You would exit 35 in Sandstone so use that as your judge.

Tunrevir~

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hank1212

It is 100 mile from my house

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JBMasterAngler

I have tons of small crappie minnows and small sucker minnows. What are the rainbows hitting on? I'll probably be using the suckers and/or frozen cisco for the lakers down deep. Anything else besides trout being caught?

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hank1212

JB how did it go this weekend? I wasn't able to go but I will be there this Sat in the am

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JBMasterAngler

Had to postpone my trip there another week. Staying in hinckley the whole weekend though, so will hit grindstone on saturday and probably pokegama on the way home sunday.

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hank1212

I'm hoping that they are biting then. Good luck

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hank1212

JB did you make it there this weekend? We when out at 6:00am on Sat and missed 8 fish in the first half hour then missed a few more before we packed up at 10:00am with no fish. We were in about 18 fow and fishing 2' below the ice. I'm thinking this coming weekend I'm going to use waxies and I might hook a few of those misses.

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JBMasterAngler

Yeah, me and my dad were out on saturday...didn't make it out until about 1 in the afternoon. Fished right off the access in 6 to 52 ft. of water. Got 1 14 inch laker in 34 ft about 10 off the bottom. Couple small nibbles, but they could've been anything. I tried small suckers on a tip at various depths...small crappie minnows with swedish pimples and forage minnows. My dad caught the laker on a red forage minnow with waxies. The only other action was when a school of smelt or cisco moved through and lit up my vexilar.

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