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Canoemang

Little rock 2-28-08

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Got out on the ice about 12:00 this afternoon. Ended up getting into a mess of Crappies ranging from 6-8" in about 15 fow. All were caught on glow jigs with fresh waters shrimps. We also hit 1 sunny at 11", thing was a tank.. wish i got a picture but something about ice holes eating electronics sits in the back of my head.

Didnt keep anything because the crappie were to small and that lake has a sketchy past. You can still see the blue/green bloom in the water once you punch a hole.

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 Originally Posted By: Canoemang
We also hit 1 sunny at 11", thing was a tank

Ya right, not in that lake, did you release it or keep it for the wall?

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Yup on Little Rock. I released it. If i were to get a mount it would be a replica. Hit 2 others last sunday one at 10" and another at 9".

I have yet to make up fish stories, no need to start now.

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Those are some tanks Canoe. Way to go! Never really hear of sunnies out of the Rock, no reason to call you a liar though.

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 Originally Posted By: gopher_nation
Those are some tanks Canoe. Way to go! Never really hear of sunnies out of the Rock, no reason to call you a liar though.

Thanks.. Yea the sunnies werent in abundance but we had a few smaller ones. The little crappies were rampant though.

CM

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Ya you never know what you will catch on Little Rock...I've caught a couple 9-10 in sunfish out there, so i believe that.. and some bonus walleyes mid day on tip ups too all C-R. Plus a bonus little carp which was really random

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my buddy caught a random 14 in sucker out there fishing for crappies those sunnies are no lie either i was with when he(canoemang) caught the 9 and 10 we had caught a bunch of little crappies with a couple of bulls mixed in I didnt think that it was that odd to have some big sunnies mixed in with the craps

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Backwaters of the Mississippi can produce some monster panfish! LR isn't the best backwater with the alge bloom/fishing pressure but you can still find some nice panfish if you know where to look....

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ASMOLEY just wonder if some of the backwaters you are talking about would be like a bigger bay that has about 5 foot max depth and has weed growth there in the summer. Would you fish these in the late ice period because I have a spot in mind that I duck hunt and always wondered if there were pannies in the area.

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