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Turtle Lake (shoreview)

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Anyone ever fish this lake for Crappies? I was thinking about fishing the north end this weekend. Any advice appreciated

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Fished it on the north end once about a month ago and didn't even get a bite. Marked fish, but couldn't get any comitment. We went out after supper so maybe try earlier on?

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this lake is hit or miss tried the north end 5 times this year in a 32' hole(very small and hard to find) and got 1 everytime cept 1 time i got skunked. i think there are some better lakes in the area.

Good luck

Ryan

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The lake is decent for crappies. It doesn't get that much pressure but the numbers are also limited. I have not fished it this year but fished it about 3 yrs in a row and did get a few each time plus size. I believe everybody tries the deep hole but I have never found success there. I recommend working the 12-15 feet area's and look for dips in those area, they will hold the crappies. We always drilled about 15-20 holes in an area. You will understand when you try it. Ex: typically area will be 12-14ft, and in a certain area will be 16ft. Just watch out for the over abundant gators, they always claim your fav. jig.

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Fished it twice this winter and not a bite. I've had good luck in the summer for sunnies, bass and the occasional crappie.

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