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palisade1kid

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palisade1kid

The fishing has been tough as of late to find good eaters.

I've hit many lakes over the last month.

I hit Farm Island and worked that 20 fow just of off Camp Good News on the n. side of the lake.

We caught some walleyes ,but the action has been slow.

BSL has been hit or miss.There's a good 3 foot of ice out there so I've been working the whole n.end of the lake.

We picked up a few eyes,perch and crappies along the way.

The narrows has produced many small crappies with a nice mix of jumbo perch and some walleyes.

My best fishing has come from Waukenabo.

The east side has been producing many fish from aquarium size to

slabs.

Nice gills from time to time as well.

As we are sliding in March most lakes will be back to hot again.

Here's some pics from the last month.

I'll add in a few videos as well.

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ole

CK, Nice pics! Good to have you back. Looking forward to hooking up sometime in March. Keep the info coming, I think a few people missed ya. LOL. ole

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palisade1kid

have a great day

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FishermanHart

Nice Post, I have never fished BSL for Crappies. I hope to try it in a couple of weeks. What depth do you usually look for.

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JBMasterAngler

CK, you always seem to make BSL look like the best crappie lake in minnesota (makes me want to fish up there even more)...I had always heard it known as a good perch and tullibee lake...do you ever fish for them? As nice as crappies are, those other 2 fish would be my motivation for a trip up there.

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palisade1kid

those were not bsl fish

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JBMasterAngler

If I'm able to make it, it'll be the weekend of the 22nd of march. I'm coaching a boxing tournament in the cities that night though...so the question is, am I crazy enough to fish BSL throughout the day and then do the 130 mile drive back home to make it in time for the fights? The answer...I think so.

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palisade1kid

You have right up into mid April for that great bite.

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JBMasterAngler

Hmmm...I was gonna hit some bemidji/cass ice the last weekend of march and am a little iffy about that (even though I've gotten some positive feedback on the outlook of conditions).

What is the ice like on a typical winter around the first weekend of BSL?

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palisade1kid

no snow,20"ice some what honey combed for the 1st few inches....solid thereafter.

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JBMasterAngler

Very tempting...people still driving then?

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palisade1kid

Not really.4 wheelers maybe if you can get on the ice.The access sits in direct sun which melts it away.It's not that far of a walk.

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Cyberfish

the fishin is great up there for late ice for sure, last year was the first year ever that I got on some decent open water spring crappie action in the metro and the weekend after drove up to go back to ice fishing!

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palisade1kid

That was fun Cyberfish.Our crew sure did see some quality fish.

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The_Vex_Man

what lake does BSL stand for ?

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JBMasterAngler

Big Sandy Lake.

Walking isn't a problem...that time of year will practically be t-shirt weather anyway. Where is the access located? How many are on the lake?

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palisade1kid

There's only 3 access on the entire lake that I know of.

I can't give up my spot.Well I have....I'm gonna make you work for it.Go look.It's late.Email me & I'll tell you .LATER

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juddH

There is actually 4 public accesses not counting the resorts that you can go through. Fishing has been slow on BSL, can't wait for the late season fishing. Good luck

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juddH

Looking at the pic there CK, that must be from last year. Theres way more snow on the ice then what the pic shows? Nice fish though!

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palisade1kid

yes it was last year in response to Cyberfish.

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UncleKes

Nice Calico, Kieth! Maybe this spring I will head over to Big Sandy and try to find the brothers and sisters of the one you are holding! I will let you know? Right now work is a bit too hectic to plan anything other than one day at a time. (your typical NEW BOSS SYNDROME!! Lots of black coffee, Rolaids, and cigarettes!

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palisade1kid

there's no fish in that lake

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knoppers

CK, those pics must be from last march. nice fish!

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palisade1kid

March and April.We fished up to the 16th last year.

The north side ice on the shore let out to far ,but there is an approach easment a guy can get on that is protected by shade.

The road to get to it is right across from the p r i.

It's a narrow trail that's 40 yards long ,but it's a good spot to get on the Horn.

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