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Anybody ever go Ice fishing on any of the lakes around SJU campus. I've heard that some of them produce pretty well!!

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I've fished out there numerous times during school. Sagatagan will produce good crappie and pike numbers->tip-ups won't stay down some days. Stumpf lake to the west is also a very good pike lake, I had my best luck on the dorm (east) side. I've never fished Gemini (I think that one is the campus sewage lake). Either Sag or Stumpf should produce action, and in the very least it's usually pretty peaceful out there. Good Luck!

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All the lakes around campus are pretty good. Gemini is a small sewage basin that is always very productive for blue gills, craps, and a few perch. Eat at your own risk however. The little lake righ across the road from Gemini is ok as well with gills and a little better for craps. Sag is a fun lake with lots of pike and a few craps. Gills in this lake run pretty small but if you sort you can find a meal. Lots of bass as well. Remember, no motors on any of these lakes, including augers. I hear they are cracking down on this because of frequent violations. Good luck!

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Anyone fish Achman Lake, which is in that area? I want to take the kids fishing for some Northerns. My son got a new tip up for X mas and he's itching to catch something on it.

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I fish this lake from time to time and it can be real good for slimers and bass. The slimers run small but you can catch many if you hit it right. There are also craps and gills in there but I still have not figured them out in the Winter. Its a VERY clear lake (one of the cleanest in MN from what I hear) which makes sight fishing a blast, the kids will love it! If you are looking for some fast action for the kids, I would take them over to Gemini. The gills bite all day long and there is decent size to them. It is a waste water storage area however, so eat at your own risk! Good luck!

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Thanks jlm,

If the northerns on Achman aren't cooperative we might have to go to Gemini and try for some Gills. The kids don't care much about the size, they just want action and I plan on throwing em all back anyway.

Nels

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