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Never fished URL yet.I will be heading up to stay with Kelly in Jan.I caught a program this morning with Bruce Mosher and friends catching some big crappies on your lake.I had to have my tongue stuffed back in.Can't wait.Tomorrow is my first day of fishing.I live in Rochester and it has been killing me reading about all the guys fishing.Hopefully I'll find some big backwater crappies on the mighty missisippi.Wish me luck.

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What was the name of the show you saw URL on?? Was it any good??

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Don62-Midwest Outdoors. Was a great show when you're jonesin' for icefishing.Kelly-Jan. 14th.Do I need to bring some captain for tipping purposes?Got out today for my first time.Did a little miss. fishing. I caught a couple true bullgills and sunnies and one crappie.I feel rejuvenated.

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icemac33, when you say wish me luck on the BIG backwater crappies I think you need more than luck from what I have seen. I have a buddy in Kasson that I come down to fish with on pool 4 and a few other area lakes, and he comes up here to fish URL and LOW. When we clean our daily catches of walleye and saugers from pool 4 we seen an older couple come in with a sack full of silver dollar size crappies and they were in heaven. We couldn't help but chuckle to ourselves after having been to URL a few times and caught nothing but slabs. If you enjoyed the bullgills you will love these slabs, have fun. As far as some captain, from what I hear bring lots. <((((><.
tnt

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Backwater Miss. crappies are nothin' to scoff at, at least where I grew up. They matched URL slabs, easily. Of course that was downstream around Cassville, WI (N. of Dubuque, IA). Never fished pool 4 ... must be rearing grounds for downstream giants! Nevertheless, URL does grow the biggest I've seen since I left home, and they're within an early morning's driving distance.

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The crappie I caught was a slabber.The way the panfishing has become down here is a shame. I couldn't believe my eyes when I pulled it up.With the huge amount of water to fish down here, that kind of fish shouldn't be a surprise.TNT-Who do you know in Kasson? I grew up there and most of my fishing(and drinking) buddies still live there.

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