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Mister Twister

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Mister Twister

Nobody posts much from this area so I thought I'd drop a few lines about the spring. Not sure how others did but Bass seemed to have started out slow and concentrated last weekend, everything I cought was in extreamly shallow water. The early crappie bite seemed sporadic, good sized fish when they were biting, but more than once watched a school swim by the boat and never make a move at my bait. Hoping to hit Island maybe this weekend. Anybody else with some general comments?

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Walterwontfalter

Lived on Sand for 9 years. Haven't fished it at all this spring yet. Not too long before those walleyes will be heading deep to get out of the hot sun...maybe wishful thinking. It's rained just about every day for the past couple months. confused.gif

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Mister Twister

Starting to wounder if I posted on the right thread. Funny you mention Sand, I'm hoping to sneak out there for a few hours this coming weekend. Sounds like the landing is a bit shallow but shouldn't be a problem. I'll be the one in the red Mr. Pike.

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Granny

Prefishing already???? blush.gifgrin.gif

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Mister Twister

One doesn't have to look hard at last Sundays Sheets to see who had the home-court advantage. I spent a good deal of the mourning worrying about slidining up on a rock-bar rather than fishing. Maybe once I'v rapped the bottom and the sides of the boat a few time I could get past this over-cautious attitude. Just like a new car, you never get to enjoying it until there are a few good door dings in the side. smirk.gif

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Granny

I only ran my big motor once and that was a long ways from anything. Although one boat did find a rock in the middle of nowhere. I just dropped the trolling motor and covered water like that. Did you see that big boat cruise between the islands ooo.gif He must have known the lake very well to be pulling a stunt like that. I plan on doing the same trolling motor action for Island. Thats one of the reasons I don't really care to fish it but a guy can just putt around.

The best thing to do with a new vehicle is take it through the brush right away and get a few scratches in it. That helps get over that new toy fear grin.gif

Granny

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argww

I used to fish Island Lake a lot. Winter was always excellant crappie fishing. The last few years it gets so crowded that I look for somewhere else, just for peace and quiet. I do enjoy looking for walleyes on nice fall days. You can get some nice crappies on Sturgeon if you hit it right in mid-spring.

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FrankW

Does anyone know anything about Echo Lake at Moose Lake State park? We'll be camping there and I'm wondering if the lake is worth a look. I know it's small but the maps show holes as deep as 45'. Any thoughts or hints?

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Frank

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leefoyn

Fished Echo Lake for many years. Was much better in the past but has decreased more and more since. Small northerns plentifull by trolling or by accident. Crappies in early morning off weeds on any side but the north,but very slow except in spring....or by luck.Brother got limit couple weeks ago, I got skunked two weeks in a row.. Bass all day but slow, again off weeds on all sides. Heard of walleyes but I never have seen one.

Fishing pier is worthless but sunnies are plentifull underneath if you have kids....lots of fun for the kids as they will bite all day. No size though. Fished the pier with my son early morning last Saturday before the rain....about two hours. He caught sunnies on every drop under the pier. I casted live,spoons,buzz,floaters.....not even a nibble.

Small lake so usually not a lot of traffic. Deer flys have been awfull last 2 weeks and bug spray doesnt seem to help.

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