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Coach1310

Panfish lake???

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Good day all. I will be in the area on Friday morning and will have a few hours to do some fishing. What lakes in the area would be a decent place to start for some gills or crappies? I have fished Osakis in the past, but nothing really in the immediate Alex area. Am I better off trying the "hope they are biting" game on Osakis or trying another area lake. Thanks for any help!!

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I am heading up to the area this weekend not looking for a lake just wondering what the ice conditions are for area lakes i would think that I should be able to drove my truck on.

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They're driving on most of the lakes in the area, but if you don't see tracks & you don't know the lake, don't drive. Also note: If the tracks end in open water don't follow those either... I'd say the lakes I've been on in the area are mostly in the 20" range give or take.

Victoria, Geneva, Mary, Darling are all good panfish lakes, really most of the lakes in the area are. Smith between Osakis & Alex is pretty good as well. As you likely know the North end of Osakis is good too, but it gets absolutely pounded, so there's constant commotion. I avoid it once there are other options available.

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