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BandB

where is millstone?

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Could you let me in on this lake they call millstone. I am fairly new to the area and can't finde it on the DNR site. How deep is this lake and is there a lot of structure or is it a big bowl. You all say don't waste your time but some catch fish there, how big are the fish if you can catch some?

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Its on 5 miles east of maple lake on co. 8.

Fished it alot last year and once this year, did not do to well this year. The water is know crystal clear vs. 0 clarity.

good luck.

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This lake is not on the DNR site and I think its because its not classified as a "lake". The lake is 7' deep at it's deepest point and full of weeds. It's a shallow dish-like lake. The water this season has been crystal clear because we had snow cover and the weeds were still getting sunlight and producing oxygen. I imagine the color will change soon now that there's a little snow cover and the ice is 20" thick. Last year the fish being caught were 16" (on the big side)in very stained water. I went there twice this season and came out with nothing. Everyone else there had also caught nothing. A resident of the lake stopped to see how we were doing and he told us he's had the same results. Nothing. This same resident says he remembers when the lake was just a hay field and a potato field long ago and it would flood on occasion. He said the tiles have worn over the years of farming and the springs broke through to fill the low lying spots and form this little lake. Kinda cool knowing lakes are still forming...

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