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Section 10 and 12

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My brother wants me to take him fishing on thursday and wants to try these lakes. I was wondering if it is worth going or should I go to another lake. He has never caught a fish during the hardwater season so I don't want to take him there if they are really bad. Don't want any spots just some info.

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I live on 12 and it has been really slow this winter. We have caught a lot of small fish but nothing like other years. Depending on the day 10 has put out a few good pan fish. Good luck!

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I beat the snot out of the fish on 12 ,but they were all cc's.

Ripple has some nicer fish.

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I hear alot of good stuff about ripple, I might have to try that on the same day. I don't usually go that far away from my local lakes so I might as well make a day of it. I heard that ripple is best early morning is that true?

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Yes it's better at the front end of the day.

My good friend goes and limits out in no time.

Go with small baits though.

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Sounds like a good time hopefully we catch some fish on thursday. Went out tonight on a local lake but it was so windy it wasn't even fun then after being out there an hour or so heater stopped working so we left with no fish.

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Just a quick question about ice on 10, 12 and ripple. Is it drivable or are there springs to watch out for? Crappie Keith, I see you like plastics and fakes, I am thinking about switching to this methods any hints on kinds or presentation?

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just stay away from the river inlets & outlets.

Cory,there's so much to say about your question.

Getting small and controlling your size & color is the best part of artificials.

there's a post somewhere I believe about working the water column you should read.

http://www.fishingminnesota.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/ubb/showflat/Number/1207773#Post1207773

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