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HugeHogChaser

Good afternoon guys,

I live in Burnsville and I was wondering if anyone has had much luck on Crystal Lake for bass and Pike? I've fished it a few times and only caught 2 bass in a total of 8 hours. 

Not looking for any specific locations, but any tips would be much appreciated!!!

 

Live bait? Plastics? Troll cranks for pike?

thanks guys, have a great day.

Gabe 

 

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That’s the lake I fished most while growing up. It tends to produce a lot of pike and has a good summertime weedline bite. Trolling cranks was our go-to method.

Bass came on topwaters in the shallow bays, on spinnerbaits around docks, and on plastic worms by the beach and any spot where the weeds were sparse enough to fish them.

 I can’t recall ever fishing it this deep in the fall, and I never did well fishing it in the winter, but don’t let that stop you. It’s a quality lake. I hope you get to know and enjoy it.

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