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Suspended Fish At Bemidji?

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Hey guys, I've read some of the reports on here, and all the fish seem to be out deep, are they usually suspended or are they still on the bottom? Might be the decision-breaker between getting an LX-5 or a FL-20, lol.

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Go LX-5... I was getting them today in 15 FOW... Coming up off the bottom..

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We did fairly well in 38+ fow. Had to drill plenty of holes to keep on them - seems you would get 2 or 3 aggressive fsh to come up and slam a bait at each hole and then had to finess them. Was easier to drill another hole 10 feet away and pound a few more active fish.

FL-20 in my opinion... Got to use an lx-5 for the first time today. Felt like I was looking at a nintendo tetris game - too blocky for my taste. I'll stick with my fl 18.

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FL-20....no question about it

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I will third the fl-20 love it to pieces! grin.gif

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heres the deal, not to many people give the lx5 a chance, it can be hard to get to know how to use it , but they work wonders, and for the one guy saying it looked like it was playing a video game the one he used was prolly the first year modle marcum did a bit fine tunning to them and now there great, i sent mine in and got it fixed already but marcum stands behind there work. I have used mine about every day this winter and it has been great from depths of 5 feet in southwest minnesota to fishing lake trout in 120 feet, i never had a problem with it other then the time i dropped in a spear hole and thats when i had to send it in. i have a fl20 which is nice becuase of the flat screen but there is still many more reasons i would go with the marcum

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It boils down to personal preferance. The one I used was a brand new model this winter - it was just too pixelated for my taste. I owned an lx-3 once upon a time as well, but now won't buy anything by a vex. I agree the marcum customer service is superb - having problems with my lx-3 they replaced a transducer for me no questions asked.

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