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EPwalleyehunter

hows the bite-Millae-lacs

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Was thinking of coming up this sat but wanted to know if its worth the trouble i live in the metro area.If so wheres a good place to get on the lake from the south side.

thanks

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Hot jumbo bite on the deep mud right now. Caught on green skittles... buy 4 or 5 bags and sort out all the green ones grin.gif

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Seriously? Skittles...like the candy... No way

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peanut butter m&m's too!!

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I've always done best on red twizlers

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The bites been slow. There are some groups that are starting to catch a few perch but the little ones are still really presistent. There has been limited walleye traffic yet. If you want to go for perch, target deep gravel. I haven't heard much from the flats buts its always worht a try.

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Thanks, now I have to clean my monitor from the mt. dew I spit out. wow, candy....now I have seen it all.

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Walleyes are biting on red Buck Shot tipped with a red grape!!!!!

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at least it not sprinkles, boy are they hard to get on the hook

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I have a box of rolo's...will that get me any eel pout? \:D

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Try chewed up bubble gum on a daredevil. Limits ever time

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 Originally Posted By: EPwalleyehunter
Was thinking of coming up this sat but wanted to know if its worth the trouble i live in the metro area.If so wheres a good place to get on the lake from the south side.

thanks

The bite is not good at all... Everybody I have spoken too is getting skunked... Tough bite it is!

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Mille lacs is the dead sea this year-I would try anything but mille lacs

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 Originally Posted By: sticknstring
Hot jumbo bite on the deep mud right now. Caught on green skittles...

the green ones are my favorite too!grin.gif

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Tough bite out there. Tons of lookers and tons of tiny perch to feed on. If you have a back up plan I would use it.

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I have a house out on the lake and I am about ready to call the resort and tell them to pull it off. I have decided that I am not going to waste another weekend up there when there are so many other options. I've talked to a lot of people and it's the same story, a lot of lookers, but no takers.

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 Originally Posted By: EPwalleyehunter
Was thinking of coming up this sat but wanted to know if its worth the trouble i live in the metro area.If so wheres a good place to get on the lake from the south side.

thanks

Honestly, it really isn't worth the trouble. It has gone from mediocre during early ice, to very tough as of late. If you're after walleyes (which your FM name seems to indicate) I would definitely consider an alternate lake. In fact, we were at a bait shop in Isle last weekend getting minnows and a customer pointed to the map of Mille Lacs hanging on the wall and asked the guy behind the counter where the fish are biting and without missing a beat he said "Red Lake" with a big smile on his face.

Good luck!

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Boy this is bad news. I've got a trip planned for this weekend to the 'Big Pond.' Been looking forward to if for some time. I was hoping to have a shot at catching a few. Oh well, I guess I'll just give it my best shot. The beer will taste the same.

Fitz

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You'll still have a good time Fitz, it's always fun to head up there. If you're willing to move a lot, you may even be able to dial it in. I just don't know that I would recommend someone go out of their way right now to plan a trip to ML if they're dead set on getting into good walleye bite. If that is the goal, there are better options available.

My formula for sucess:

- Make sure you're setup and fishing at sunrise/sunset

- Run and gun during the day

- Have an ample supply of your vice of choice (beer, cigars, etc)

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i uusally read and dont post be here goes any ways.The bite has been tougher but its even tougher to catch fish sitting on the couch watching tv.Been up there the last three saturdays and have kept 2 to 3 fish each time.The fish are still there just have to be on the biters when they go.The bite hasnt lasted long,maybe five or ten minutes some times.Need to be ready or move when things are going.There is hope,get out and fish.Burl.

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Fishing has been very TERRIBLE.... This is all I have to say about this lake... Perhaps it got fished out? Seems like the walleye population is so LOW....

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This winter bite is terrible, I think it has a lot to do with late summer fishing. All the fish that get released die. I don't understand why people continue to fish in late summer and pull thoughs hogs through that hot water. Oh well, plenty of better lakes around to fish and not have to worry about the netting as well.

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burl I agree with you. I,m heading up sun. to wed. for the 3rd time this winter, i have been able to bring a few home with me.

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eek.gifthis doesn't sound very promising, we are going up the 14 of FEB. I hope it gets better!!! staying at hunters point but will be able to move around, keep the reports coming. \:\)

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its all about the spot some guys were catching them last night and 500 ft away nothing. mark your spot because if your catching them this winter it must be the SPOT!!

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