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Ice Ranger

What's URL got for eelpout? I've been meaning to ask this... We pulled one up in the middle of the night. We didn't think there were any in the lake! Not a good surprise eek.gif

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Red Lake used to have a very strong eelpout population. In the 80s it was common to catch a couple everynight. As the lake crashed they followd the same fate a few years later down the road. From what the fisherie biys told me they went about the same time the whitefish did for the same reasons. Although they have always been present and hopefully making a comeback, they to are an important part of the balance.

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We used to catch a few every winter from '99 - 2001. But then again we were able to target the Whitefish back then. Then the warm water hit and... *BOOM*... Whitefish and Eelpout gone! The 1st fish I caught on Red was a Whitefish... back in '99 we came looking for crappie and I kept marking fish right under the ice... finally I got one to bite and it was a good size whitefish! I wasn't sure what to think about that! But we got into the crappie that night and eventually we learned that the Whitey's were good to smoke and actually good to eat too, so a couple mid-afternoon forays were spent chasing them around...

The Eel'ers we caught in Red were all quite skinny and only weighed 2-3 pounds... nothing like the chunky LOW or Cass Eelpout that I'm used to.

Good Luck!

Ken

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hanson

Late 90s was really a fun time to fish up there.

Drive out, this looks good, set up the house, auger 4 holes, and proceed to catch fish all night.

Fun part was catching Crappies, Whitefish, Pike, Perch, Eelpout, and the very young Walleyes all using the same jig & minnow on the bottom. Too bad the Whitefish disappeared because that was a hoot! Every line in the house would go down at the same time when a school moved through and they would tangle each other up. \:\)

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hondavxr

I remember in 2002 I caught a couple whitefish and wonder what the heck they were doing in red lake. I never knew they use to be plentiful in Red. Just like you guys said they were only a couple of feet under the ice, I just thought they were real high suspending crappies. \:\) Ahh the good old days when you caught your limit of 14-15 in crappies in less than half a hour.

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