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Drove back from Litch today and noticed a few cars and wheelers out on Howard. What are the size of the walleyes and crappies in this lake. Thinking of trying some new water. Has anyone been out on Pulaski yet. Last year we did very well early on the crapps. We caught them in 20'-26'. You had to move around and the fish were all suspended between 12'-17'. NICE FISH!

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Unless you live on Pulaski, that's not a lake you should ever drive on from the access until well into winter. That lake is full of springs and doesn't freeze evenly. Many vehicles have gone through over the years, so with that said...I have no info for you!confused.gif Maybe one of the residents can help out...I went out last winter and struck out (walleyes). I do well there in the summer too. Go figure. Lots of structure in that lake makes for good hiding spots...

I've always wanted to try Howard. It used to be a great walleye fishery, but has been fished very hard since those days...and there's very little natural reproduction (according to the DNR).

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BackHerUp has got it right. Pulaski always has uneven ice thickness, and it's a long, long ways to the bottom in some places. I won't drive out until late in the season either. The crappies are getting better in Pulaski. The winter wallys are hard to find, it's got a fun bottom structure for hunter-types of ice fishers. Good lake to move a lot on, it rewards hard work, just be real careful. ATV's go through some spots regularly, too, not just cars.

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