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The crappie and sauger bite was hot and heavy on 12/26.Numerous happy anglers were seen with half pails of crappies.One was even measured in at 15 1/2 inches.The majority of those were taken in 22 to 26 feet of water around "The rock pile". Saugers were found hanging in 30 to 35 feet of water, mostly to the north of the small city that sets up there daily.One sauger measured in at 19 inches,that was an awesome sight. Morning bite seemed the best,with some saying that they were catching crappies before the sun even came up.

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The crappie and sauger bite was hot and heavy on 12/26.Numerous happy anglers were seen with half pails of crappies.One was even measured in at 15 1/2 inches.The majority of those were taken in 22 to 26 feet of water around "The rock pile". Saugers were found hanging in 30 to 35 feet of water, mostly to the north of the small city that sets up there daily.One sauger measured in at 19 inches,that was an awesome sight. Morning bite seemed the best,with some saying that they were catching crappies before the sun even came up.

I've fished the St Croix by N Hudson, but am not familiar with the rock pile. Is that in the area close to the Minn side by the power plant? Also where do you get on the ice? Thanks for your help.

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You can walk out onto the ice from the park in Bayport.If you're coming from the south,turn right just before the little gas stationas you're coming into Bayport.Follow that straight forward over the railroad tracks to the parking area.It's only about a 200 yard walk out on fairly nice paths.
Hope this helps you on your next trip.

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As always, please be careful, ice is never safe and river ice that much more so. Use all due caution.

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