Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      1st Please Post Your Fishing Report - Then Join the NEW - Private Fishing Report Clubs   01/24/2018

      Private Fishing Report Clubs - Click Here - Post Your Fishing Report Before Joining
      1st, be sure you post a fishing report in the forums, then ask to join after you post a fishing report in your area forum. The Private Fishing Report Clubs are where folks can share private fishing information with club members who have proven they know what's going on. Fishing Report Clubs Link also in Menu above. Apply to become a member today, while it's still easy. 
  • RECEIVE THE GIFTS MEMBERS SHARE WITH YOU HERE...THEN...CREATE SOMETHING TO ENCHANT OTHERS THAT YOU WANT TO SHARE

    You know what we all love...

    When you enchant people, you fill them with delight and yourself in return. Have Fun!!!

Sign in to follow this  
Aquaman01

Big Birch State Forest Campground

Recommended Posts

Aquaman01

I'm looking for a place to spend a 3-day, semi-primitive weekend by myself with a tent, my boat, some shoreline and fish. Is this place up my alley? I don't need much in the way of amenities - just a quick drive to the baitshop and a place to pitch my tent and park my vehicle. Any info would be appreciated. By the way, I'm thinking June 5-7. Thanks ya'll,

------------------
Aquaman
< )/////><{
"I think we're gonna need a bigger boat."

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
ghotierman

aquaman...
should suit your needs nicely...short drive into sauk centre for bait and ammenities.
don't know too much about the lakes there (big birch and little birch)....but looks like a great area for a primitive weekend...

good luck...

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
strat-o-caster

Aquaman, I lived in melrose for about 8 years(87-95) and fished Big Birch alot.. Fishing was pretty good. The lake can get Very busy on the weekends. The camp ground is really nice you should have a great time.. Good Luck

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Aquaman01

Thanks a lot Strat - cool screen name, wish I'd thought of it! Wait - Tel-e-Caster is still open, if a fella likes that sound. I always felt the Strat was a more versatile axe, but then, I'm a bassist (4 string, not finned variety).

hey, if I run out of steel leaders, would a high E string be too stiff? The ball-end would be handy for snapping a swivel onto.

------------------
Aquaman
< )/////><{
"I think we're gonna need a bigger boat."

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
ghotierman

Aquaman...with that kind of terminal...you might catch a "Tune-a-fish"!... smile.gif

couldn't resist!

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Aquaman01

I'm comin' to your area for opener and Rick - I just might stop in and tell your co-workers/staff about that joke. wink.gif

I still haven't seen the remodel. Did you post any of those quotes you collected? Oh - I used to go by RobertC on this forum and ask lots of questions about shore-spots.

------------------
Aquaman
< )/////><{
"I think we're gonna need a bigger boat."

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
ghotierman

still collecting the quotes...major remodel begins in a couple weeks...archery range going in upstairs!

see you this spring..

Jay

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Your Responses - Share & Have Fun :)

    • Troy Smutka
      2/18/18     Got out on an area lake an hour before sunrise Saturday. Got a bunch of crappies until they slowed about 9 am. Most between 9.5 and 11 inches. Sunfish started biting about sunrise and bit all morning. Half of them were 8 to 8.5 inches. Most of the rest were 7 to 7.5 inches. Kept two meals of fish--released the rest. 1/32 ounce VMC Tungsten Tubbies tipped with a single wax worm or two red Eurolarvae fished just above some weeds in thirteen feet of water caught fish after fish. Lots of good ice on area lakes. Even though walleyes and pike close in just over a week and wheel houses can't stay out unattended soon, still a lot of good ice fishing for panfish to come. Will have plenty of ice for a while, so get out and enjoy the peace and quiet and fast crappie and sunfish action that March will bring. Good luck, and I will see you out there somewhere.
    • IceHawk
      Had a chance to rub shoulders and fish with some of the ice team guys today. Great bunch of guys we had some good laughs and of course discussed plenty about fishing. Even shared a few hotspots. The hands on they give the people that sign up for this event is absolutely amazeing! From hands on to tips on everything to do to make your day on the ice way more productive. From what I witnessed it would be well worth the investment to sign up for one of there events , if you are new to fishing or heck even a seasoned angler.  Fished with one guy from Nebraska said he has done 5 of these events and has enjoyed everyone of them.  Fun day for sure 
    • AlwaysFishing23
      Royce, how’s the sensitivity Is the tip soft like a tickle stick and how’s quality seem? About same price as a tickle stick I see may have to try one for next season. If It passes with flying colors do you it must be good! Tough day for me not much happening went from about 8-29 FOW and just nothing. Found perch in about 19 but even they seemed finicky and would only hit the dead stick. A bit windy on the lake today to!
    • The Chemist
      Yes that would be the one. A friend of mine sent it to me. The guy who got it is a friend of his nephew. 
    • The Chemist
      So that explains the traffic and also the one where they were shooting video of what appeared to be about a drill type auger. Did drive by an ice team truck on the way out also.
    • The Chemist
      The warmer weather has brought alot of people out to the area. We are waiting for the later bite. Most are setup in shallowet water. Haven't marked fish yet but tendto see them at sunset.    Be careful with all the holes being drilled! I found one that was covered back in, got my shin, luckily not my ankle.
    • eyeguy 54
      Started out in 26 feet this morning and had 5 dandy crappies in 15 minutes then it was over. moved a mile and found a few dandy gills in 16 feet. And a couple bass.  Day 2 with the new rods and liking them more. 
    • monstermoose78
      I would fish them trees
    • HunterFisher11
      So I should set my house in really shallow in on those trees?? Or stay out a little bit on the drop? Going to do a over night if that makes a difference?
    • monstermoose78
      Find them trees if they are in the water. I fished a lake like that and it was fishing the crappies in the trees. I had to use heavier line to horse them out quick.
  • Share & Have Fun