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Corey Bechtold

Lake Washington

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Just wondering if anyone has a update on lake conditions? I know that there are a lot of good opportunities for Panfish out there and I would be interested in hitting it early this season (CPR only!).

I'm ready!

Corey Bechtold

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Hey Corey, I recognize you from the st cloud forum. I drove by lake Washington yesterday and there was still ice in the main lake but the section between stella and washington was open. I did not see anyone fishing it but im sure they will be in the near future. I plan on trying the main lake(washington) in a week or two.

Have you fished washington much?

Good luck. ff

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I know that Washington gets pounded for Walleyes so I would like to hit it before the opener when it gets real busy. Keep me posted and I'll try to get out there and see what I can do.

Corey Bechtold

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Washington has been so weedy the past two years it has been hard to find the walleyes out there. Last fall I really nailed them after we had three+ inches of rain a couple days before holloween. IThe fish were so big it was hard to find a keeper. There should be some good fishing this year.

As far as crappies, I also think there should be a bunch of them to be caught. ff

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Have you had any luck fishing Crappies? I hear they run rather large so I am interested in chasing them.

Corey

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Years ago I did, latly people have been fishing them so hard right off shore that I shyed away from it and tried finding them around the docks on the main lake. There are some biggens in there but you there are some smaller ones also. The bigger ones are usually off by them self somewhere. ff

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I took the highway between Stella and Washington on Wednesday around 5pm and Washington looked to be wide open, while Stella had a large sheet of ice/slush yet. I would think everything should be open with these temps and terrible winds today.

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went out on stella- washington two days ago for crappies and 3 of us had our limits in about 3 hours,, good action

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Any size to them Lund? and where you in a boat or from shore? thanks, ff

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we go in boats we limited out again yesterday,, they are getting a little smaller gonna try a different lake today....

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