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Team Otter

Being that our open water season is not too far off, I'd thought you should all be the first to know that Tight Lines Guide Service is now taking reservations for the '08 season. I plan do some guiding for pre-spawn crappies but then following the walleye opener, well, you know what that means. Take some time to cruise around my website and then drop me a line. All of my contact information, including e-mail, is available on my website.

I look forward to spending time on the water with many of you this spring, summer and fall!

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BezD40

What about Muskie or Bass?

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Team Otter

The main species I target are walleye, perch, crappie and bluegills. If you'd like me to recommend a bass or muskie guide in the area, please send me an e-mail. Thanks.

info@tightlinesguiding.com

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BezD40

I know this is off topic, but in your experience when the pan fish move shallow do they do this to feed and then move back out deep or do they stay shallow.

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MinnesotaMongo

He will tell you for a couple of C-notes - and when you think about it, that's money well spent if you want to get a feel for how fish work around this area.

I really should book a day with you. Maybe I'll use part of my "Economic Stimulus Check" on that...

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Team Otter

Are you talking ice fishing or open water fishing?

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Team Otter

MM,

If you're interested in setting up a trip for this summer, let me know any time.

info@tightlinesguiding.com

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CrappiesNCats

i'd really like some slab crappies. one of these times i'm going to talk myself into it. but i need to convince someone else to go as i could almost afford to go for the 2 person rates. new babies eat up all my old funds \:\)

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Quetico

CrappiesNCats maybe we could hit up Jamison together. I'm always eager to share a boat with new people. Especially come spring for crappies. We're all eager to hit the water.

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harvey lee

There are many good lakes in the area to find great crappie fishing after ice out and up to spawning. Its seems that is always one of the times of year that I really hit the lakes hard is for the spring slab bite.

Watch the forums and you will see when the bite starts andd the hot baits being used.

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MinnesotaMongo

Quit teasing - I have a boat that I purchased in the fall and then had to put into storage for the winter. All I got is 3 batteries in the basement and some pictures on my computer. I can't take it...

Maybe I'll just go shopping for a new locator for the bow..spending money on fishing always helps. LOL

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harvey lee

Not teasing at all. The last few years I have had great crappie fishing for weeks.

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Team Otter

Let me know guys. Thank you for the inquiries.

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CrappiesNCats

 Originally Posted By: Quetico
CrappiesNCats maybe we could hit up Jamison together. I'm always eager to share a boat with new people. Especially come spring for crappies. We're all eager to hit the water.

i'm not really sure where that is, but i'm definitely interested.

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Muddog

Now this is a topic I've been waiting for, "OPEN WATER". I'm loving it.

I drove down to the Root river today just to see "OPEN WATER". I saw two Mosquitoes today. I'm pumped! Yea baby, bring it on!

Sorry about that. I'll try not to let happen again. Well not today anyway.

Shallow flats with black mud bottoms. Get some bugs hatching and game on baby let's rock and roll.

Sorry again. I guess i better go now.

See you on the water.

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Team Otter

 Originally Posted By: Muddog
Now this is a topic I've been waiting for, "OPEN WATER". I'm loving it.

This is a topic you've been "trolling" for.

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Muddog

OK I'll try again.

If you can find the area that Crappies use to travel from the deep water to the shallows. As it gets dark and you are on the spot you can intercept them as they head deep for the night and have 5mins. or so of bang, bang, bang action. Have 2 rod ready becase they will be flying through and if you have to undo a tangle, well you loose.

But, I think you already know this.

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Muddog

Oh yea! Covering as much water as I can. Sounds like some guy I know with a Ice auger grin.gif

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Team Otter

Need a used auger?

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Muddog

T,O

I though I would throw in my 2 cents here and say; let's have the panfish get-together on German lake this year. The closer to the opener the better. Dynamite Gill fishing! Other wise the weeds get to thick untill the dye off.

Just my $.02.

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Team Otter

Thanks for the vote. It will be considered.

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