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Cody Aerator

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Anyone know if the aerator on Cody lake is still cooking? Stopped by saturday on the way home from Mazaska and drilled a few holes, it was one of the worst smells I've smelled in a while and I still have a kid in diapers!! sick.gif Dropped the camera and didn't see anything dead or alive. We walked over by where the aerator was and instead of open water there seemed to be at least 6" in of ice and far as I cared to walk. I also dropped the camera down here as well and still saw nothing. As we left I noticed that phelps on the other side of the road has been opened to unlimited fishing. I sure hope it isn't freezing out but that smell was horrible and can't be good.

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It was shut off because it was going to winter kill and by shutting it off hopefully it will make it a complete kill instead of just keeping the rough fish alive.

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Bummer, thanks for the info.

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Sounds like (mostly)everything has already died on both of the lakes.

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That's too bad.

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Anyone know what the plan usually is after a winter kill? I e-mailed the DNR but have not heard back from them yet. The lake can obviously hold a population of fish as I have had good luck out there since moving down here, at least early ice season that is. I'm wondering if the stock the full gamit or just selected species. Hopefully I'll get a response out of the waterville office but if anyone else has any idear, let me know. Hopefully this took care of the rough fish as well.

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They will stock adult perch adult crappie, bluegill and a lot of walleye and northern fry plus what are club will spend on fish also. I believe it will not winter kill all the carp. We will try everything in our power to get this lake back to what it was. Trust me

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Glad to hear that. What club are you speaking of?

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Wheatland Sportsmen Club

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Thanks for all the info Twin Lakes. If there is anything I can do or help with shoot me an email, it is in my profile. Thanks much again.

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Whoa? Liberized? I didn't expect that. I guess this Winter must've really been harsh on Cody & Phelps. It's one of my favorite Spring lake combo's. Too bad. Hopefully within a few years again.

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Thanks for the info. I'd like to help out in any way as well. Send me an email with any info or updates please.... Welcome to FM cool.gif

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Thanks guys for your concern but we are at a wait and see stage.

Our club just purchased a oxygen tester so I will scouting the lake

to see if there is any where with oxygen. I will keep you guys updated and will let you know if I will need some help with stocking or advice needed.

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Twin Lake,

Welcome aboard and thanks for the information/update.

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