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charlie1959

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Anyone know of a decient pike bite? been puttin in my time but very dead the last couple years. Always had good luck in the past,just love the fight they put up.Thanks

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Was on ray's last weekend did ok out there with tip up's and large shiners or suckers

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i've heard francis is good

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how much snow is on rays, how deep were u fishin? thanks Charlie

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snow is about the same as any other lake we were fishing straight north of the access in about 6 to 8 feet was not all to fast but did get we got 2 over 30''

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catch 20"-28" ones all day on kelly dudly

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g@tor slayer, those are nice fish,thanks

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Educator do they grow or is the population so large they cant get to 30 " or larger,i believe the lake has a size min of 30" still would be fun for the grandson keep em interested.

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Try French over by Shieldsville I've seen a few outta there.

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CHARLIE they do get big but they are far and few between, i caught a 43" out there last year but that was WAY unexpected. they are fun to catch through the ice no matter what have fun and yes there is a slot of 30" for pike out there which i believe is done after this year.

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Horseshoe would be my bet I know of 4 caught all over 36 and all four are still swimming. But I've caught a good amount of 20-28 inchers there. havn,t been there in a couple weeks so I don't know how the bite is right now.

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Madison Lake is always a great option for nice pike. Inside turns near transitions from gravel to weed growth would be worth a look.

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thanks Otter, when you talk about round lake are you talking west of francis or Jackson area ? i was looking at some lake info from the sportsmans so. mn.book have u fished the one south of us,does it have an areator? i see only 9 feet of water.thanks Charlie or Volkman @my clearwave.net

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Jackson area.

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