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Panfish near Longville?

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Has anyone been fishing panfish near Longville? Thinking of trying Iguadonna. Caught sunfish there in the winter time, but never fished it in the summer. Will be heading up this weekend. Any tips would be appreciated.<P>Thanks, dk

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Went ot Birch Lake and caught nothing but small sunfish. Had a lot of action so my wife was happy. Also tried muskie fishing on Baby. Raised the same one three times but couldn't get it to take a hook.<P>dk

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    • smurfy
      nice!!!!! nuttin better then a fresh meal of skin on sunfish.
    • leech~~
      Um.............. other then a few private PM's to people. Looooks like Jan 20th Brainerd area, Extavaganza 2018 thread.     
    • gimruis I'm not going to get into what I think of this boneheaded proposal but it goes against pretty much every piece of science out there.  
    • Naturboy
      I didn’t drive out yesterday afternoon but trucks were it was just the access that was pretty slushy. The lake was great for walking as well as the weather. Fish were biting good in about 7 feet of water.  I like the later sunset much better for working in a little fishing at the end of the day. 
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    • monstermoose78
      Today is the day come win a gun and say hi.
    • monstermoose78
      Leech No big fish for me so they did not get a photo. Plus look at Eyeguy’s and Rick’s photos they caught big ones. Leech when have you posted a real fishing report?   Story of my life! Should have been here yesterday or should have stayed until dark. Great fish Rick
    • Harry Goodliffe
      I read somewhere a large bow fishing pressure has removed tons of common carp/buffalo from the lakes so much so the avg size of carp has drastically fallen, in other lakes in my research (bass lakes in the south)  some bass year classes have become malnourished since the heavy bow fishing pressure, starting in about 2012 on...granted these are man made lakes with few spawning wetlands, but bait fish populations are up yet the fish show classic big head small bodies consistent with malnourishment, some biologists blame catch and release  for too many bass, yet the baitfish survey suggests plenty of food (thread fin and gizzard shad) Common carp are surprisingly nutritious, more so than even rainbow trout, we see the effect of bass that feed on trout in western lakes.  carp eggs and larva are very tiny and seem to be a significant prey item, at least in areas the year 0 fish can't hide in winter killed wetlands before they migrate back into the main lake areas. water clarity is mentioned to be up and that can happen when carp get removed, its mentioned walleyes do better in water a little less clear?
    • IceHawk
      Sad  at least there is closure now.
    • Tom Sawyer