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I just wanted to say thanks to the guy who pulled my 4 wheeler out of an ottertail area lake today. The story goes like this. We had a lenghty walk out to where we were fishing due to the ice conditions. The fishing was fantastic to the point we were running out of wax worms. I took the long walk back to the access and went to get more bait. Upon my return and not looking forward to the long walk again, I decided to take the four wheeler out there. Big mistake. I got out about 20 yards and down I went but only in a foot of water. I lifted it back on the ice and started again. I made a circle to get back to shore, and yes, down again I went. This time it was up to my waist.I got out ok but now I was trying to figure out how to get the 4 wheeler out. A passerby who happened to have a 4 wheeler on his trailer stopped by to lend a hand. After some trial and error we got it out. He did not have to stop, it would have been very easy for him to just drive by but he didn't. I didn't get your name but I am very grateful for your help. As for the four wheeler on this ice....after 30 plus years of ice fishing, I should have known better. I still ended up making the long walk out, wet up to my waist and all, brought more bait out and when I got there the fish had stopped biting which I probably deserved. all this for a stupid fish

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    • IceHawk
      Nice fish guys. Royce doesn't look like you took the day off 
    • IceHawk
      Great Idea Rick 
    • Borch
      A plus is that the forecast is for a much nicer day Saturday.
    • Tom Sawyer
      Thanks for your work guys! You were showin' some serious team spirit being out there today. I would have helped but I had a few appointments today I couldn't reschedule. I know I'm available Friday to do any last day scouting/fine tuning....
    • IceHawk
      Definitely a grind out prefishing cats today for the gathering.  Weather made it to tough but I Jeff  and his brother pushed through the elements to try and find a few active schools .   Locating the schools were tough took a pile of holes and the augers got a workout for sure,  but fortunately  we did find a couple active schools. Jeff and his brother found a few on one lake and I found a decent school on another lake. The good news was that both schools were cruising shallow flats in both locations and about the same depths. Great news as this is a good indication they are feeding on these flats.   Amazeingly both schools were found on a inside corner. Bingo looks like we have a pattern formed. We iced and marked  a fair number of cats in both locations so things are looking good for Saturday. Plus is we added a few for the fish fry already  Jeff I'll keep plugging away out there hopefully I can dial them in even more I have a hunch there are a few more close by where we ended. 
    • eyeguy 54
      nice fishies
    • Rick
      If you post a fishing report in here, be sure to request to join the Private St Cloud Area Fishing Reports Club where the really good stuff is going to be shared. When we hit 10 members we will be making decisions on how we will limit access to ensure high quality fishing reports in the St Cloud Area Fishing Reports Club. Click Here and request to Join if you have posted a fishing report in the St Cloud Area Forum. Have Fun
    • Tom Sawyer
         Couple from prospecting some virgin ice, not a hole in site. Mission accomplished!         .....
    • Borch
      Just got off the ice and there were several cars driving around.  We ended up with 1-2 inches. We found a few willing cats today.   Enough to get a head start for the fish fry.  Keep posted as we did not find much for cats in the methhole area.
    • Walleye Inn
      sounds great. I hope everyone had fun great job Hoey red lake was slpw Saturday kept 2  
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