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little help on bowstring!

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hey im new to the site and i was looking for a little help on string i live in Grand Rapids and going up to string this weekend! any one know if you can drive all over the lake!

Thanks alot

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Welcome aboard, I don't know if you can drive all over or not, but I'm sure someone will chime in sooner or later.

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ok do you know if i will talk a 4 wheeler or is there to much slow i got a 6 by 16 drop down house i want to get out to a few spots or do you think a 4 wheeler wont pull it BC of the snow?

Thanks

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Haven't been out since the cold front but just before that there was still a lot of slush off the west access. The north end looked much better but we did not fish that area. There was one truck out on that end. I would think it would be good to go now but like I said I have not been there in a little over a week. Hopefully someone has a better report and as always be careful as there tend to be pressure ridges out there every year. Good luck!!!

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ok thanks merc i fish the north end alot this time a yr but i have not been out there this yr!

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I have had my truck out from the north access, the snow was a little deep by shore but once you get out a little ways it is pretty decent with a few slush spots here and there that a re probobly froze over now. Use caution the places on bow that I have been on have had good ice, but I was on a differant lake the other day and found a spot with only about 6". Good Luck

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hey straydog thanks

How you guys do out there any fish? what were you fishing for? and how deap thanks!

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I fished anyware form 17 to 29 fow and nothing to brag about a few crappies a few eyes. A tip up will keep ya from getting bored the little slimes always seem hungry. I have not been out sence the cold snap though, mabey tomarrow.

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We didn't do very well at all. Four crappies for six guys, maybe things will pick up with the warmer weather moving in. Good luck!!

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hey merc, you need to spend more time looking down at bobber not up at beer can. hehehe. have a good one.

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well i got a big house so i hope i dont have to many beers ha ha ya right! thanks guys!!!

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Was out there yesterday. Did pretty well with pikes and eyes. Fish seems to be biting good yesterday. I dont know how consistent the bite is though.

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hey thanks you go out of the north end did you trive a truck out there how was the snow? what about the ice can i pull my drop douwn out there? Thanks!

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With years of practice I can see my bobber and beer can at the same time. The problem is it's hard reeling with a beer can in one hand!! One of my buddies said try setting the can down, like I'm gonna risk having it tip over!!

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hey merc im with you dont ever never spill your beer for a fish!!

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cant argue that point merc. maybe see ya on a lake soon. only problem is im kind of tied up for a while, dont know when im going to head that way agian.

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I look at it this way, there's always more fish in the lake but a cooler only holds so many cans! Glenn, not sure when I'll be around either, but plan on a couple of more outings this winter. Maybe see you in March. Teamwaterfowl, good luck on the string, hopefully it's better then the last time I was there!!

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hey thanks i will let you know how we do up there i hope we will have some pic to share with you too

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the ice was good slow was good fishing was not so good! we tryed to move and look for fish but did not help! but we did have a blast!

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