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MuskyNutz

Springsteel and Warroad Pike/Travel???

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Heading up this week for pike fishing in the bay and maybe Elm Point area. How is the travel up there?? Will we need to bring sleds, or can a guy still get around with a truck? Any pike reports and can a guy still get ciscos in town?

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Bring the sleds, I was on the lake this weeked and the pick-ups were doing more shoveling than fishing. I was out at 5-mile reef and saw about 5-7 trucks stuck up to the top of the wheel wells. It didn't look fun, snowmobile is the way to go.

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    • JBMasterAngler
      Well, got out there this morning. Wind really made things miserable. Ice was about 12 inches. Was still in pretty good shape along the shorelines, although the top few inches were "milky". Ice was really popping and cracking the whole time. Everyone was traveling by foot (which I recommend). Tried for rainbows in the shallows, but couldn't avoid the perch, so I went deep for lakers. Marked one right off the bottom in 115 ft, but other than that, just a couple pods of smelt moved through. Pretty disappointing end to a very forgettable ice season 
    • redneckdan
      Snowmobile just went through in Oak Narrows area.
    • Rick G
      Had about two hrs to kill today... so I hit one of our local lakes. Ice conditions were pretty good for walking out. Ice has hardened up a bit, still a bit chunky though. Had right around 13inches where I was. Found fish tucked right up in the bullrushes, 2-5 ft. Was able to sight fish to pick of some better ones. 
    • pikeandchester
    • matt320
      Any current ice reports?