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WaveWacker

Hey ghotierman....Going to be coming up to the cabin this Thursday evening. Need to know what your hours are. Trying to figure out if I am going to be able to pick up bait Thurs. night or if I am going to have to cruise in early Friday morning. On that note to you and/or anyone else....

Just wondering what the going word is for walleyes? Tactics, bait, times, etc.... Was up at the cabin (on Ida) for memorial weekend and things were for the most part cold. Couldn't make it up last weekend and figured it would have been good with the warm weather, but the father in-law was up there and didn't have that great of luck again. Let me know what your thoughts are. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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Wavewacker,

We're open till 8:00pm...then at 6am Friday morning....If traffic's tough and looks like you're runnin a little late give us a call...we can wait a few minutes in the parking lot... smile.gif

As for the 'eyes on Ida, I'm surprised it hasn't turned on yet. Although this has been a strange spring! Nothing for walleyes on the chain, yet....and Miltona and Ida haven't seemed to kick in yet either. The optimist in me would declare a decent bite this weekend. The water's warmed up well, and the forecast is pretty decent....it make take some hunting around to find the active fish and figure out what pattern will work...but it should be pleasant enough weather to put in the effort.

Having said that, weatherman have been known to be less than accurate (as fisherman tell tales that are less than.....well...you know)

Bass fishing has heated up, and the crappies are still on. I'll keep putting the word out and try to get some updates before Thursday.


See ya this weekend!

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Northeast Outfitters
915 Hwy 29 N NE
Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 763-9598

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Thanks ghotierman...helpful as usual. I'll keep on searching around this weekend and see what happens. Is Miltona still putting out the big crappies you spoke about earlier (I think that is where you said you got them)? In case I can't find any eye's I should pull the rig up there and see. Where should one go out there or where would anyplace else be a good bet for crappies or walleyes? Thanks again.

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WW,
The crappie bit has been like the energizer bunny...it's still going...and going...the chain has been very productive, esp. Geneva and LeHommeDieu...north end of Carlos picking up now too. Waiting for walleyes to bust loose on Miltona and Ida...hopefully this weekend. Right now, Mary has the best bite on, evenings with leeches and crawlers....

Spoke to a gentleman who's fishing crappies on Ida tonight...said he'd been doing well. Didn't get exact coordinates, but I'd guess the north west end...Christofferson bay/ betsy ross area. Look for the growing cabbage off the shallows....early crappies will feed and spawn in the shallow mud flats, but now they seem to be hanging in the cabbage off the first break...some still have eggs, so the weather probably interupted cycles enough that they'll just absorb 'em.

On Miltona, the north east side (Tamarack bay) is traditionally the crappie hot spot. I fished the far west end...small bay of the lake. Again....some action in 4-5 feet, but don't over look the 12-15' cabbage beds...

good luck!

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Northeast Outfitters
915 Hwy 29 N NE
Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 763-9598

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