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murfdog13

Trout through the ice

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I would love to do some trout fishing but i have no idea where to begin... I heard that Watab has been stocked with rainbows and browns, i guess im just looking for a start on that lake if anyone knows anything it would really help

i do have a vex and a auger so i plan on punching a lot of holes

what bait is recomended ect.

thanks

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You can also look at Mud Lake in Watkins it also has trout and it is a smaller lake(less acreage).

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thanks for that info hawk... like i said im just looking for a place to start

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