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when do you start night cranking? (Shallow)

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Due to having young children, most of my fishing is done after dark. I am really looking forward to mille lacs fall bite again this year but was thinking that maybe I could start getting out now for some runs on the pond. Anybody started this early in the past?

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I normally start with the first full moon period in sept. Varies a little every year, but the fish have moved real shallow as of late on the south end

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When the water starts cooling down the fish will start moving to shore. I'm sure you could catch some now, but I usually wait until September. Even then it's more of a numbers game than a size game until the water gets below 50 degrees (45 degrees is better).

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