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rollineyes

Is anyone finding any action in the Winona area? The last couple of years I have gotten to the area a few times with limited success. But this year, I have yet to fish the area since the spring fishing near the locks. I am hoping to get my son, Mom and brother on some fish.

Thank You!

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Winona Ice

Panfishing has been great lately. I've been finding them on weedlines using a fly rod and a little popper, but i have seen others using live bait under a float. Gills have been good sized but most crappies are small. Morning and evening have been best.

Wingdams have been slow for eyes, but there are a lot of big smallmouth on the tops of the wingdams. This is the best smallie fishing i have experienced in a long time. I caught a 20.25 incher last week which is a personal best for me.

Cats have also been biting good on some wingdams and deep holes.

Good luck,

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