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Zippel Bay

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Just came back from Zippel Bay resort and did quite well. Had a sleeper for Sunday and Monday night. Zippel crew was fantastic, and the sleeper was clean, warm and placed in 30-32 feet of water. Caught 40-45 fish, with 9 walleye and 10 sauger for three of us. A lot of small fish, and we missed at least 30-40 bites. All in all, was a great trip, and am headed back up to LOW on March 29 to fish in a "special place".

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thanks for the report, 3 of us are heading up fri am early for a bite of the action!!!

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im am also.i see the fish havent left my spot yet.we have been doing great in 30ft.but im planning on scoping out some spots in the 18ft range this weekend or next week to try and find the bigger eyes.

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Just to clarify....when you talk about water depths, does everybody use the vex reading from the bottom of the ice like I do, or do you add for the ice thickness? It would be GREAT if we were talking "apples to apples". What is the "standard that everone should use?

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to get the correct depth you would have to add the ice.so if im in 27 feet of water.and there is 3 ft of ice i'll be in 30ft.i use my gps also with the 07 lake of the woods chip.that helps me out when im driving around to find a certain depth i want to be in.

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I measured from the bottom of the hole with vexlar. That's how deep the water was, the ice was 3 feet. So 30 feet of water plus 3 feet of ice is 33 feet.

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