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Thanks for the lesson Crappie Master!

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Trouble and I spent most of the day Sunday chasing down crappies. We started in 18'-20' of water marking huge numbers of fish. We tricked a few into an elevator ride to the ice house, but for the most part we may have gotten set up towards the end of the bite (5:45am). Around 7am we decided to head to the permanant for our 45 min's of fame only to realize the pattern changed again. Time to move the house again, right. Off we went drilling and searching. Set the house up and decided to run some dead sticks and have some fresh fish. Awsome only problem was that pattern had changed as well. At this point in the day we added another budy to the goup and decided to run another tank of gas threw the 224. Long story short we made swiss cheese out of the ice in numerouse spots from 11'-35' and came up short. We didn't give up, we decided what the heck lets seek advice from the pro's. We moved the house again, found the fish in an area 30' in diameter and when the camera was down at times there were 40+ fish on the screen with an average size of 11". Let me tell you if it wasn't for this 9 1/2 year old we could have gone hungry. Thanks for the fishing lesson! and your welcome in our house anytime.

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OUR GUIDE!

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Duane, you should be taking lessons from her. Write them down you keep fogetting them! LOL

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Waters

Ya it was a fun day on the ice lots of work but it paided off thinking of heading out there tomorrow night

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muc33

great story, kids can humble us fast can't they!

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trouble28

Open to close at the store for me, but may head out Wed after work. Time for another elevator ride to the ice house. Here Crappie Crappie! I have new inside tips from some of the guys if you think that we have tried it all you just wait. We may never buy live bait again.

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Waters

Nice lets hope the weather dont mess stuff up

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ice-man/vexilar-king

U mean melt stuff. LOL

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Waters

mike and scott did not do so hot today but they dont know the tricks the spot held up good around the house

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ice-man/vexilar-king

Ok it's a 14' circle the fish R in. LOL Now thats tight. It's all about the spot on the spot. Helo GPS, Those waypoints should be worth 4-5 cases. Lets get the bidding started will guied for beer! LOL

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fishn4kids

I'll help with gas food beer and more beer etc. for the upcoming url trip. grin.gif

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Waters

3 guys poppen holes up there will be nice

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Team Otter

Duane, Duane, Duane...

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fishn4kids

What can i say, she's my good luck charm. I had my 5 year old out with us also to give us some lessons, but she decided to find a slush covered ice hole. In she went all the way up above one knee. And before you say it T.O., yes she is just like me and her sister. Falling in, stepping in an ice hole. It only happens to the best of us. Good thing mom was out running errends or Iceman and Trouble might not have got the lesson they did. I'm glad i've been blessed with kids that love the outdoors. Hopefully they will carry on the traditions of the outdoors when they are older.

Thanks again to trouble and iceman for letting us in your house and for posting her picture, the teacher got on the website today and showed the whole class. She was stoked!!! And the cool thing is, she got out of school today and asked me if we were going fishing today. Devoted but i had to tell her no. To cold for the old man.

Duane

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Team Otter

It runs in the family...

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fishn4kids

Yes it does. grin.gif

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fishn4kids

T.O. Why won't my avatar picture show up.

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Team Otter

Do you have it set below the size requirements?

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fishn4kids

Got it, Thanks

Duane

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