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wayne123

I would like to try Winnie or Upper Red Lake next Monday (3/17). I have the whole day free. Any suggestions? Should I try to hit both? I am open to other lakes too. I like having the potential for some bigger fish (crappies, sunnies and/or pearch) but hope to keep some eaters.

Thanks,

Wayne

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merc

With the bite the way it is on Red I would definately try Winnie. Nothing better than a meal of fresh perch. Red is very slow at best right now.

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glenn57

merc, are you headed up there this weekend? we will be on winnie fri am.

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merc

Not this weekend, one of our regulars couln't make it. We are planning the weekend after Easter. Hopefully there will be good ice then. I'm not doing any rain dances till April. You think your lake will be OK as far as any winter kill. That was my favorite for nice northerns until the freeze in 96, it's not the same since. Let me know of an ice report after you get back. Good luck and have a brew for me!!!

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bmc

I'd say Winnie too. IMO crappies are too much of a gamble up at Red, unless you hook up w/ someone in the know. Perch should be a defininte on Winnie and if you do good for those, Cutfoot is right there for gills and crappies.

Brian

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wayne123

Thanks for the input merc and bmc. I will give Winnie a try. I have never ice fished it so it will be a new adventure.

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Pikeslayer

Where would a guy start looking for crappies on cutfoot?

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glenn57

pikeslayer, i have seen crappies pulled out of cutfoot out from the national forest campground in2 locations. MERC, with the lack of snow i think the lake will be ok. there are way to many little sunfish in there, matter of fact theres a lot of lttle fish in there period. i wll find out more in 3 days.

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