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This is the first time I've posted this year on the forum but have been reading the posts people have put in. We are a group of guys form Winona MN and have been going to Winni for 5 years now. Every year we have a great time and love to fish and have a good time. We don't come up expecting to catch fish but if we do it make the trip even better.
We are heading to Winni on the 29th of this month and I've been looking at the weather forcast and it looks to be cold.
I guess what I'm getting at is this forcast going to shut the fish down or what are some of your thoughts? We are staying at Beckers and usually fish around Ravens point. We have done well in that area the past years. If there are any other spots that anyone wouldn't mind pointing us to that would be great but I understand that it takes work to find them and to give them up is hard to do.
Thank you and this forum is very informative and I enjoy reading your posts.
Thanks again, and good fishing to all.

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myzee13

DUFFY,
Sorry I can't give any report or advice, I'm just writing to say that myself and a few friends will be coming up onn the 30th and also staying at Beckers. Maybe we could hook up for a few cold ones and B.S. after fishing or during.
See ya on Friday......can't wait!

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PerchJerker

Duffy

The cold could slow the bite down but won't shut it off completely. We've gone to Winni for several years and our best fishing was on a trip when it never got above zero. We were fortunate to get on the fish right away on that trip, and that spot held up for the whole trip.

The toughest thing about the cold is being willing to move around enough until you find the biters. Or moving to find more biters, instead of waiting for them to come back.

More advice is to get out there right away in the morning, and I mean right away. The bite tends to slow down as the day goes on, but it's usually good at daybreak.

Good luck and dress warm!

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airborne

Duffy,

Just got back this weekend and also stayed at Beckers. Dale put us on a spot that did well for use. We went in the public landing just south of beckers. About 1.5 mile out there was a single RED fish house. We sat up there and fished just south of this house. We also moved in toward the shore about 100 yard and picked up fish there. You may want to try that area. As Dale about the area that Jim Mason fished and he maybe able to put you there also.

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Thanks for the info. We will definately give it a try. I wonder how the snow is on the lake? We got a good 6" of snow yesturday. Hopefully the doesn't limit us on where we can go.
Thanks again and I'll post how we did when I get back.

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