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I haven't seen hardly any posts for the St. Cloud area. This has been a great fall for me. I haven't been catching great numbers of walleyes but they are nice, and with the weather that we have been having you cant argue unless you cant wait for the ice. I went out to the chain on Sunday and found a few on horseshoe. I didn't even have to hassle with catfish, that is a first in many years. I have also been fishing middle spunk with some success. Has everone put the boats into storage around here or what.

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Beckman

I've been out alot lately, I've had some decent success. Tried out a few area lakes I haven't fished much. Grand has produced a few walleyes for me, I'm just learning that lake. Rice has been a good bet also. "Lake X" has been the best for me though, I'll keep that secret to myself for now.

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HOGEYE

Fished above the dam in Sartell over the weekend. Used a large pink jighead/minnow combo and managed to catch a few walleyes in 23-30 ft. Also had three fish snap my line. Did manage to caatch about a four pound smally as well. Don't know what was snapping my line; monster walleye?

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Ruegs23

I have been fishing Kraemer lake and been pulling in nice sized crappies pretty regularly. This lake has been producing small fish for the last few years, so hopefully this trend continues threw the winter.

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Good to hear there are a few diehards out there. I just got back from Hawii just in time to get the ice gear ready. With this wind I may get a little open water action in yet but it won't be long for the hard water.ScottS

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Sartell Angler

kinda in a transition period. just dropped off the boat yesterday and brought home the snowmobiles. spending some time tonite getting my gear ready, although it may be awhile before there is enough ice on the lake. good luck to the diehards out there, and lets keep this St.Cloud thread active: the reports for this area are nonexistent at times.

S.A.

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Well I am done fishing from the boat. I have it all ready for storage but I had a great fall. Now I am waiting for the ice come on ice!!!

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crappie todd

Anyone familiar with Elk lake near clear lake. crappie info ?

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HOGEYE

First ice can be great for walleyes on both Elk and Briggs. I know that Elk is 8-9 ft. at the deepest. I have not done much for crappies on this location, but as soon as there is some safe ice walleyes should be biting

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HOGEYE

I tried under the bridge of hope on the 21st. for some eyes, but only managed to bring in a few smallmouths. This is below the Sartell dam. Ran out all the gas and time to concentrate on bowhunting until we get some hard water.

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Can't say much more than Elk is a weird lake. I have only fished it a few times in the winter but for the most part I usually see a lot of people fishing in the middle. Straight out from the access. It is only 6-9 feet there. We tried that spot one night with minimal success.

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The walleyes and a few crappies are still biting above the Sartell dam. jig/minnow combo and 3-ways and minnows. My dad was out over the weekend and gave me some good info.
Anyone have a particular early ice crappie hot spot they care to share.
Mine fave is Big Birch. If you find them, they are monsters. Hopefully I can find the time to hunt for some of them here as soon as the hard water comes.

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HOGEYE have you fished Briggs Lake much for walleyes? I have only fished it for panfish and usually do fairly well.

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Yes,
I fished it once on early ice and did manage to catch a few. Probablly about four years ago. I can't remember the spot, but I can find out as a friend of mine puts a permanant out every year.

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