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andy j

Lake driving conditions?

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andy j    0
andy j

Is everyone driving on the lakes down there? I am coming down for the weekend to do a little fishing with a buddy. Thanks AJ

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Not sure which lakes you are planning on going to. I was west of Swanville, and north of Upsala this weekend and drove without a problem. Meausred 15-17" on the lakes I was at. I had the 4 wheeler along, but didn't take it off the trailer. Good luck, dress warm. Bill

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Is everyone driving on the lakes down there? I am coming down for the weekend to do a little fishing with a buddy. Thanks AJ


Most of the area lakes have drivable ice right now. Although I'd avoid breaking any new trails on unfamiliar lakes. Thay all have trouble spots to avoid or you'll get wet.

Good Luck this weekend and stay warm.

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Andy:

Are you fishing with Jason? You should be good to go almost anywhere this weekend in your truck if you are fishing where I think you will be fishing. Plenty of ice on almost every lake. I have got a couple tips for you depending on the species you are going after. Let me know an I can drop you a PM if you want.

Bundle up it is supposed to be a cold one!

Take care!

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AJ- I'm cryin you didn't tell me you were on your way down this weekend!! wink.gif Let me know what you'll be up to. If you plan on getting out Sunday (1/16), would you mind if I tagged along?

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SunnyD,

Yes I am fishing with Jason. I can't tell who you are by the picture but that is a nice pike. Area Reports would be great, Jason hasn't been fishing a lot so far this ice season, he has been busy working, coaching, and hunting. My email is bass5051atyahoodotcom thanks AJ

Brandon,

We will be fishing both days and I will be coming back to Duluth Sun. night. Do you still have the same phone #? If so I will give you a call on Sat. or you can call me my # is the same. Call me I might forget, I do that sometimes. It souldn't be a problem for you to come with, I am not sure where we are fishing. I have so many places I want to try (old spots) but not enough time. Later AJ

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Andy:

I am the guy who went to Lac Suel with you this summer. John is my name...remember now??? Sure was a blast and I have some pics for you from the trip if you want I can send them to you on a burned CD if you want. Got a couple good ones of you and your dad on one of the flat calm days we had up there.

Anyway I do have a couple spots that are good at particular times of the day for some walleye if that is what you are chasing. About the Pike, this one came on Mille Lacs in late September trolling for Muskie. One of my friends got me into it and since the walleye bite was slow this fall I told myself that it is at least something to do when you can't catch walleyes, before you know it I have two rod/reel combo's a good selection of lures and a big ol' Dunwright Tackle Box that makes me think I need to take up weight lifting again.

I will drop you an email tomorrow and share a couple spots that have been OK for us this winter thus far.

Take care AJ!

SUNNYD

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Good deal John,

You almost look like Jason with your hat on. I did get the pictures that You emailed me, The one on the lake is great, that was a fun day. Hope I can make it up this year. THanks for the reports. AJ

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AJ- I'm at the same #, give me a call tomorrow night. I actually don't have anything going for Saturday afternoon/evening. So if you are going to be on the lake, I'll meet up with you around 1:00pm or so.

If I don't hear from you, I'll try you later!

Looking forward to meeting up with you.

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SUNNYD

Andy:

I will send some info and GPS coordinates of a particular place were we have had some decent luck in the evenings chasing walleye as soon as I can get home and get my GPS.

Sorry for the delay, work is crazy...

I will send to your PM.

Thanks and good luck.

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SUNNYD

Andy:

You got mail!

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andy j    0
andy j

Thanks SUNNY!

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AJ- It was fun getting out this weekend, thanks! Any chance of getting those pictures from you??

How did you and Jason do in the afternoon???

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It was a fun weekend but managed to catch some nice fish. Here is some of the pics all the fish were released, the bottom pic of the nice pike is Captain BRK. It was nice to fish with you again!

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thinking of hitting horseshoe on friday. Can anyone give me an update on the driving conditions. Can we get to the deeper holes with a 4x4 truck or are sleds needed?

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Captain B.R.K

Sweet Pics A.J- THANKS! Sure had fun out there.....ways great meeting up with you.

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Dave Genz, Opps! I mean Brandon, I will email you the pics.

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Wigeon

styx, as of today driving with a pickup was not a problem,infact Tuesday a car followed me off Cedar Island.They are talking snow, but it still should not be a problem with a truck

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Hey A.J. nice fish and don't even tell me you got him on the chain.Did good around xmas and then It seemed like they all join Jenny Craig looks like some or at least one didn't.

Ok now that i have had a cup of coffee I see that pic was

from 01.

Good Fishin

jimBo

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Jimbo,

How are you doing? It was actually 2 seperate fish and they were both caught this last sat. What do you mean 01? I think you need another cup of coffee smirk.gif

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Yeh your right I was looking at your reg.date you know how it is when you get up at 4:30 I was off 22 for a while around xmas now on pleasant caught 1 7lb so far lot of time left.

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