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bronzeback01

Bay Point

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Dead...dead...dead. Got my shack out there this weekend, been fishing twice. One bite between the two outings, no fish. The bay was hot this time last year, don't know what's going on?

Think the cold front has shut 'em down completely. Think I might move a little bit and see what happens, bust out my secret weapon...see what happens.

If anyone else has had any luck let me know cuz I'm almost outa tricks.

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I was out on tuesday from 11 to 330 and caught about 6 sunnies nothing huge. Lost something that was pretty nice. no clue what it was. i was in the green eskimo by the second set of docks on the south end of the bay

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Say hi next time your out. I'm in the blue clam 5600 under the last canopy.

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Bronzeback, will do. When you going out next. Maybe i will stop out. I think on Monday i might try the next set of docks to the west of where we were. who knows, haven't fished baypoint ever in the winter this is my first year.

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I was talking to a friend about bay point today and he was down there yesterday and not one bite he had a camera and he said all he seen was shad and sheephead. I think it's disappointing i was really hoping for some northern action like a few years ago but oh well. good luck and merry christmas to everyone

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It is a little disapointing. I was getting into quite a few walleye and nice crappie late this fall at bay point, but it is dead right now. I'll be out there tomorrow. I hope this warm front might get 'em goin.

I'll have a report tomorrow night.

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Bronzeback, i will probaly stop out and say hello, post what time you will be out and i will stop in and see how its going. Good Luck

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Once again.....nothing. Not a bite. Tried everything, shiners on tip-ups, every type of jig with waxies and minnows. Moved around a lot, tryed a lot of spots that usulualy produce and even my guaranteed spot. Stil not a thing. Don't know whats going on. Anyone have any ideas?

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We where out on the Vermillion River today without a bite.

We saw alot of bait fish,some walleyes,two very nice toothy critters.

We couldn't even get the pearch to bite???????

The staff at Hastings Outdoors says the fish have not been produceing this year at all in this area????

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anyone been out lately? Im gonna be out there about 7~8 tommorow morning. Just looking for a report

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BronzeBack how did you end up doing on the 31st. I haven't been to baypoint since i last talked to you. I saw a van on the ice near the docks, i thought for sure it was going to be a bobbermobile.

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Made it out for a little bit on Sunday. Not much goin on. Caught one nice gill and that was about it. Not seeing much around the docks or C-wall on the flasher, just a few small ones, could've even been big shad. The fish I have caught have all been unusually aggressive, just hammering the bait. I think they're hungry they're just not there.

However, I went out as close as I could get to the mouth of the bay and open water and found a ton of bait fish that were soon folowed by some decent sized fish that looked like they could've been crappie, also found some that could've been eyes.but these bigger fish were movin too fast to get much of a shot at. Most of the fish were layin right in the mud, I don't think I would've been able to see them without the colorline on my lowrance because the flasher wasn't showing me anything.

Hope to get out again soon. Will have a report.

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BB, I made it out to Frontnac again, and then out to methodist beach from 3 til 530. caught one sauger and a striper at methodist. Caught one pike and a crap load of little sunnies at frontnac. this all happened sunday. antoher slow weekend.

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Jiggin Pig, Let me know when you plan on hittin' Frontanac again, I might be up for a little trip. Baypoint is dead, I might as well try frontanac.

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BB,

I am in the process of getting my flip over fixed, dang zipper broke on me. I might go out on tuesday evening or monday not for sure yet. I might even try methodist and see if i can get a couple of sand-pike. Let me know. I will check the board daily.

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What is Methodist???

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An extremely strict Lutheran

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Now that was funny, i needed a good laugh, thanks tom. Methodist is a beach in frotnac were they are hitting saugers. Take co. 2 until you come to the T. go down the hill and there you go. hope this helps

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I know where it's at now. I've been there in the boat I just never knew it had a name.

Sauger huh, any idea what's working? I might have to give it a try.

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BB, FYI when you go out from the boat landing do NOT cut over to the right immediately. Go out a little way and then hook left. I would not suggest driving right out to the point either. If you have any questions shoot me an email. hype797@hotmail.com

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