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Anyone getting there limits or is it just mostly hit and miss? Hoping to soon get to the lake. Can't hardly wait!

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Drake

We had one brave soul venture out yesterday in the subzero temperatures (double digits below zero) in search of crappies. He went out for a few hours in the late morning and early afternoon, venturing out of the southshore approximately 1.5 miles to 13/14' depths. Unfortunately for him the bite was very slow but said he kept very active tyring to keep the holes unthawed (even had two heaters running) and the minnow bucket unthawed. The temps are what kept him from fishing out there into the late afternoon and the early evening like he wanted (which is when the bite has been better), but figured he'd wait until next trip to do the late afternoon/evening fishing. He did check with the access owner before heading out and was given the ok to drive his vehicle out.

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arbuck

Drake, under your name it says "FishingMN Pro Lounge Girl"

There HAS to be a story behind this. Do ya care to share?????

LMAO

Thanks

arbuck

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Drake

The add on of "lounge girl" was done by our illustrious FM leader, Rick, during one of his "awake" moments, when he thought he was being clever. Rick also has a nickname, but his didn't last on the forum for more than a day.

As for the fishing, there's been some folks who have been picking up a few crappies in the daylight hours and into the late afternoon out of the southshore accesses, fishing in the 13-14' depths; and for those heading out of the eastside traveling out to those same depths they've been finding a pretty decent late afternoon evening bite fishing about 1' off the bottom. The temps have been discouraging to do much moving around and there haven't been hoards of folks up here this past week. But now that Christmas is over and the temps are on a slight warming trend we have more folks heading up this week to try to get into the slabs.

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Rick

Yes,

Pro Lounge girl refers to Drakes ability to power nap in the mornings while everyone else is working away. Drake came up with a moniker for me - "Lazy Boy" in retaliation even though I was up later than Drake and up hours before she was (that was the origin of Lounge girl anyway). Drake needs her beauty sleep don't ya know.

As you can see her nickname stuck for good reason. She continues on needing here beauty sleep on most days prefering to make her husband get up and do all the hard work through the late mornings.

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Drake

Oh L.B., the senility is really setting in as you are getting older....I believe you have me mixed up with someone else..you!

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JustEnoughToEat

I've never caught a fish through an unthawed hole. How exactly is that done?? wink.gif

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We had one brave soul venture out yesterday in the subzero temperatures (double digits below zero) in search of crappies. He went out for a few hours in the late morning and early afternoon, venturing out of the southshore approximately 1.5 miles to 13/14' depths. Unfortunately for him the bite was very slow but said he kept very active tyring to keep the holes unthawed (even had two heaters running) and the minnow bucket unthawed. The temps are what kept him from fishing out there into the late afternoon and the early evening like he wanted (which is when the bite has been better), but figured he'd wait until next trip to do the late afternoon/evening fishing. He did check with the access owner before heading out and was given the ok to drive his vehicle out.


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LarryK

Thats too Funny!!! I didn't even notice that.

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Drake

what can I say...'round here anything's possible!

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eyesforeatin

BELIVE ME WHEN HE RIDES THEM STOOLS TO THE FLOOR HE RIDES THEM HARD!!!! grin.gif

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JustEnoughToEat

Eyes-

Are we heading up to LOTW the 8th?? Would you be interested in getting a sleeper through Block??

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wall eyell be

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Anyone getting there limits or is it just mostly hit and miss? Hoping to soon get to the lake. Can't hardly wait!


Fire up the GPS, I'm gonna finally spill the beans. (since Jigglestick just won't be precise enough with the location of the "2.25 mile honey hole".

OKAY here's the scoop; I've heard tell that anywhere west of 94*43' west longitude is a crappie slamfest.

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eyesforeatin

yes we are it sounds like we are bringing up the big portables it looks like 5 guys from here along with the 2 brother in-laws from down there I will let u know.

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bubblehead1

Wall eyell be,

That sure narrows it down!!! I'll run right out there.! Careful, you may get some $#!+ for giving away too many details. LOL. I would bet it is also East of the Res. border. Speaking of which, does anyone know the Longitude of the border?

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wall eyell be

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The longitude I gave is about 20 seconds east of the Res border. So just to give it a little margin for safety, I wouldn't go West of 94 degrees 43 minutes. That would give you a 50 to 60 foot cushion for GPS error and such.

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