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Round lake, Ocheda, Okabena?????

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This weekend looking to get out ice fishing, last time out was late December. Any area lake producing?

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Was on round on monday night and fished in a portable approx 20ft from the open water and caught our limit. On Tuesday we caught 5 but I lost at least 6 myself.

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Was out on Okabena and had some perch action today. Vex was picking up a lot of fish but the bite was pretty lite. Then went to Indian Lake towards sunset and got skunked. Lake is extremely shallow but very clear water. Went out in the middle of the lake towards the open water but couldnt find anything over 4-5' deep.

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Pretty amazing that Round can still be producing. That's pretty much been going on since first ice.

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Basically the last 3 years.

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And what did you limit out on????

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Walleyes

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You still fishing it?

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I haven't been back, but a friend of mine was there this last weekend and got some again. I know Sat. night they got 8.

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8 hours today not a bite.

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Are there any fish left? muc maybe you need to give those a rest and head south for a day?

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I do, but had to stay close for the girls. they had school today, us bankers had the day off and was my only chance to get out and fish since the sarah gettogether. As soon as I left, a buddy called and told me I was in the wrong place. Ahhh such is life. I would love to head south, but unfortunately I am still in the same situation with my father in'law. He is too tough to quit yet. Amazing

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he must be one tough dude. You really aren't missing too much right now. If things follow the usual trends things should be picking up in a couple of weeks. I may have to do a little exploring this weekend but im not satisfied following the crowd even though we were all alone both days last weekend.

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well if things work out or the end comes, I will give you a call this weekend. St James is a fun lake, never caught anything with much size there, or Mt. Lake, let me know if you are going to get in either of those tourney's

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I'll definitely let you know. It's not too likely that ill be in attendance at either one but I haven't totally ruled it out as of yet. They have been getting some pretty nice perch down there and I know the walleyes have been biting in one of my favorite sight fishing late afternoon jigging spots.

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My neighbor was there in a portable and got 2.

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