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Tips on northern fishing on URL

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I am heading up this sunday and monday to do some fishing. I am looking for some tips on northern fishing. I will be going out of hillman's. What depths, presentation, bait,etc.. should i consider. should I just use suckers or dead bait (smelt/ciscoes). What is usually the best time to fish for them? thanks for any info.

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I don't think it matters where you try for pike because there isn't much structure so I think they roam around-I just set my tip-ups where I plan on crappie fishing for the night bite 13-14'. Can't go wrong with a nice big live sucker but I'm sure frozen ciscoes and smelt work just fine also. Set one flag 2 feet off bottom and one 2 feet below the ice and see which gets hit more often and adjust accordingly. I caught a 38 incher just under the ice two weeks ago just as the sun was setting but we had flags all day. Have fun good luck and remember CPR saves lives!
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Guilty as charged!-Hey Gordon,how'd you know? Your powers of deduction are sharp. Have you been up to the Red yet? I only made it up once and probably won't be back until the 1st weekend of Feb but am just as excited about fishing tip-ups all day as I am for slabs in the evening! Say hello to the rest of the crew and I hope we can hook up on the ice sometime this winter-tight lines!

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Does redhooks = Eli?

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Sounds great!

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