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Hey i was just wondering what my best bet would be to catch some walleye's,I have cought all the sunfish crappies and northerns and even some bass but the lake am on doesn't have any eyes on it,so am thinking about going either to Battle,Stalker or Ottertail any one now what my best bet would be!!!Thank you in advance!!!

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chart1444

Can't help you with Walleyes, but I am looking for some place we could catch some pan fish.

My wife wants to go and it would be nice to see the bobber go down once in a while.

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Havin' Fun

chart,
One of the better spots for finding panfish is almost right out your back door. Cotton is a good lake for that. Another good lake for sunfish/crappies is Eagle. There are plenty of good lakes, just don't sit in any one area any too long. Don't hesitate to move a little deeper either. I was getting sunnies in 21 feet of water on a lake that only gets 26 feet deep in the Alexandria area over Christmas. Most were 7-11". Waxworms worked the best.

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crappies_are_us

Hey hammer em what lake were you fishing on IN alexandria. How was the sunfish bite and what did you use for bait and depths. THanks

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chart1444

Eagle lake, is that the just off Hwy. 10 by Frazee.

Where is the best spot for panfish on Cotton?

I see some houses straight out from Curly's, is that the hot spot?

Thanks

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Havin' Fun

Eagle is the one right off hwy 10.
Cotton...Out from Curley's is good, I also have found fish in the Northern bay and the Southeastern bays. I would fish weedlines with small jigs and waxies. I was out there Sat. morning and got a few nice crappies and a half a dozen sunfish...and of course several slimmers.

In Alex, I was on lake Jessie.

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chart1444

PLEASE bear with me and all my questions.

I'm not looking for a free ride, but it has been a LONG time since I was into serious ice fishing, and still think of depth as three arm lengths across the body and fishing 3 feet off the bottom for crappies.

On Cotton, are the crappies& sunfish suspended?

Time of day?

Thanks in advance for all your help.

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Havin' Fun

It kind of depends. I've gotten some fishing on the bottom, and some are coming up 3-5 feet off the bottom. If you have a vex or something, that would definitely help. If I were you, I would find a depth of 15-20 feet out in front of one of those weedy bays and fish 2 feet off the bottom. Bring crappie minnows and waxies. I had luck with waxies, but I know minnows work well too.

Hit the lake about 3, and fish til it's completely dark.
Another option is otter tail. Got lots of perch out there on Sunday. Most were about 8". Go find some houses on a hump, and bring a jig and a bunch of wax woms and fish right off the bottom. Fish bit all day long!

If you need anything else chart, just ask.

[This message has been edited by Hammer em' (edited 01-15-2003).]

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chart1444

When are you going fishing again?

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