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fish hawk kris

North and South Big Pine

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Has anyone gotten into the panfish, and how?

I got out over new years, and caught some panfish jigging W.W. & E.L. in 20ft on the north lake. But just as a snow front came in. Always the case on that lake, you'd better be quick!

A couple of folks checking in on me hadn't any luck, just perch.

This lake has a combination that can be unlocked, I know receives relatively minimum pressure for lake of it's size for those of you FM'rs, Let's keep eachother posted and break this safe.

See ya on the ice.

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Het fish hawk i fish the Pine lakes often and have only done real well on pan fish in the summer. This summer i had excellent luck with crappies and bluegills. One day last summer i caught about 15 crappies all over 9 with acouple to 11. it was an awsome day on big pine. By the way every crappie i caught that day went back. I continued to fish that spot for most the summer with good results. But as your post states i have been out 3 times this winter with very poor results i to often get frustrated with the panfish bite on the pine lakes. i would love some tips if there any people that would share some info. I know there out there quality sizes to. well i am going to give it another shot this week end but it's supposed to be -15as the high so i don't know how much moving i'll be doing. well good luck and any tips to unlock those Pine Lakes panfish would be great.

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I have a friend who last year bought land up there, right by the north landing, and I know for a fact that the fishing can be tough on this lake. we spent two days this summer with nothing but bottle bass to show for our efforts.

He claims he has caught fish up there, but of course no one has witnessed it either. I would assume that the winter fishing would be better on that lake since there were so many summer pleasure boaters out there the two days we were out there.

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