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Well, here is the report from my week long fishing extravaganza. 4 of us started out friday before memorial and fished thru memorial on Lake of the woods. We fished out of Zipple Bay and had one of the best trips ever. The fish were scattered about and we found them in 5 ft to 20 ft. Fatheads seemed to work the best. Crawlers didnt produce at all. In the 4 days we fished we saw the weather change from still and cold to windy and warm. If it werent for my 17' boat I wouldn't have ventured out a couple of days and even with it we took water over the bow. The fish were bigger this year as a whole, 1.5 lb average. Zipple Bay resort does a good job keeping you comfortable. They have a well run resort despite the fact we didnt have hot water most of the time. They did work hard to fix it and we appreciated it.

Tuesday 2 of us fished Round Lake (near Squaw lake) and got blanked. We fished hard from 7:00 Am to 10:00 Pm. We fished cemetary point, Wausota,Center Bar and the west shore near the old sawmill. Nothing but snake northerns.

Wednesday we fished Red Lake. Crappies,and more Crappies. Good lord !!!!!!

Thursday we found ourselves back on Red and again Crappies, and a 12 Lb Northern.

Friday we finished up the week on Winnie. We fished the Gap and Bowens flats. The rollers were once again coming over the bow of my 17' Alumacraft Competitor, with the help of my Sea anchor we drifted at a nice pace and caught lots of keeper walleyes.

This was one of the best vacations I have had and not just because we caught fish. We toughed out the weather and returned safely each day. I also proved that I can fish 8 days straight 10 to 12 hrs a day. Now that I am back on land and back to work I can look back and smile. My next fishing trip can't come quick enough.

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Sounds like you all had a good time. Thats what makes a good trip "GREAT"
Keep the lures wet

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