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LAKE FRANCIS, AND MADISON LAKE

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i'VE BEEN TO THESE TWO LAKES A COUPLE TIMES WITH THE KIDS AND PULLED A FEW SUNNIES OUT OF THE WATER, BUT I DRIVE FROM ROCHESTER TO GO UP THERE.

WHAT HAS THE FISHING BEEN LIKE ON THESE TWO IN THE LAST FEW DAYS? I'D LIKE TO GET UP THERE AGAIN BEFORE THINGS CLOSE THE END OF FEB.

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what closes ? you just have to pull your shelter off the ice every night.

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My guess is 11-87 is referring to the walleye/pike season which will be closed startng the 25th.

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I fished them both yesterday, we caught a couple on madison. We marked tons of fish on both lakes but just couldn't get hardly anything to bite.

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Right on eyepatrol, my boys and I wanna put some tip-ups out, and try for some big Snakes, and jig for some sunnies or crappies.

thanks for the update, lets keep the reports going!!

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There is a lot of untouched water on Madison E of The Narrows that are holding fish.

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500 LOOKERS, 5 REPORTS....

WHERE ARE THE REST OF YOU FISHING IF YOU HAVE NOTHING TO REPORT HERE?

I HAVE NEXT WEEKEND OFF, AND WANT TO TAKE THE KIDS OUT FOR SOME KEEPERS. SOMETHING BIGGER THAN A 2YR OLDS HAND....MONSTER SUNNIES, CRAPPIES, NORTHERN, WALLEYE... ANYTHING HITTING ON ANY OTHER LAKES, OR THESE TWO..???????

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I was at Duck saturday afternoon/evening and we caught enough crappies to keep us busy and one sunny....we were away from all the houses in 15 feet...The crappie were average but still fun.

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I'd focus my efforts towards German and Jefferson.

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Hit Clear in Waseca. South east end has been good. The 8-9" sunnies were stacked with a few crappies mixed in this weekend. Using perch diamond jigs with euros worked best. Also always a good possibility for the pike on tip-ups when they are biting.

Lonnie

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