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Mr. Twister

Lake Elmo

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Anybody ever ice fish Lake Elmo? If so, do you know if it is a lake that does or does not freeze over well? Is there anywhere on the lake that typically does not freeze over that I should stay away from? It is very deep so I am assuming that it would not be the first lake to try early in the winter. Are there any laws on when you can enter the park and at what time you have to leave?

How bout fish, does it have a good winter bite?

Thanks for the help, I just moved and its time to learn some new lakes closer to my residence.

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I have fished it a number of times and have done ok. I never go out at the park however. Anywhere but the extreme south and extreme north have not so great ice at least early on. We often go on from the road on the south end and fish all around the flats there. We have even gotten into tulibees out there and they can be really fun. There have also been times when I have been ice fishing other lakes and driven by there to huge rollers. Once the ice gets good be careful out there and get into the large number of northerns that are to be had.

keep fishin'

wall-i-king

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Thanks for the info! I'll have to give it a try later in the year. Sounds like I had better use caution however. I was kinda guessing Elmo doesn't freeze well but kept my fingers crossed.

Once again I appreciate your help.

Good Fishes!!!

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I would like some more information on Lake Elmo. Is there a landing or somewhere to park that is not in the park area where I don't have to pull my portable across someones yard or down a road? Is there anybody fishing out there now? Any hot spots?

Thanks

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