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My nephew will be in town the end of January and he wants to go icing. Was thinking of going to fish trap. Never fished her in winter. Any suggestions. Was thinking lovers point in 20' or would I be better off on Towers Island same depth. Any suggestions appreciated, Rick

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irvingdog

Try Alexander......Fishtrap is a moody mistress. Alexander is far more consistent.

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Gort

How about Shamineau? Historically, does that lake produce in the winter?

Thanks.

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rick brown

Where would be a likely spot to go on Alex. Out from the township access. Try the 20' areas or should I be deeper, thanx, Rick

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shamalex72

I've been fishing straight out from the township access and it's been real slow. The ones I do get are small(10-12") I'm in 31' on the side of the steep break, thinking about moving house a little deeper.

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kooba

Shamelex72, I must have been fishing right by you. Are you the one that came and talked to me the other night? Do you have the camperhouse? KOOBA

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shamalex72

Thats me, but it was in the morning when I talked to you. Did you move? I don't remember seeing your house the other night.

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kooba

Took my house off of the lake on Sunday. Moved three times that weekend and caught one little walleye. Terrible. How about you? did you move your house yet? The last spot I tried was on the tip where you were and nothing there also. I tried just about everything. Maybe this cold front with do something. Probably shot them off completely. KOOBA Keep me updated on whats happening out there.

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shamalex72

I didn't move it yet, probably this weekend. I've got all next week off so I'll be fishing quite a bit, don't know how long I am going to stay on Alex.

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