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Chester Woods

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Does anyone know how the fishing has been out at chester woods lately?

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Although i have not been out to chester as of late i can tell you what happened last year about this time. The fish (bass) were going bananas on topwater in the morning and the after that bite slowed down you could catch them nearly every cast on something big and ugly (spinnerbait/x-rap) it was such a good time. Best luck to you, ike

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Sounds like lots of fun! laugh.gif

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I hope something bites. I am taking my 4-6 year old out in my boat Fri. To the experts out there where should I go for some sunnies or anything to keep the kiddo's busy. I see by the map that there is three fingers and the dam. Without giving up your hot spots what area should I target 1st?

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I was out at Chester last Sat. The fishing was excellent. I had a lot of luck across from the beach by the trees in the water and also some amazing luck if you keep going east of the beach and in far end of the "finger". It gets really shallow in there, but the sunnies are amazing. They were as big as my hand, and the bobber went down as soon as the bait hit the water. Good Luck. Nightcrawlers were the ticket.

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    • BartmanMN

      Posted

      Where are all the Duck reports from the almighty Pelican? 

      Did all this rain fill the lake back up?  I haven't driven by at all. 

      I bet the crappies and gills are growing nicely.   Soon enough.

    • Big Kype

      Posted

      Yep it is the 3 S's - I just don't think a lot of people are going to be grouse hunting with a shovel - but not a bad idea.

    • BringAnExtension

      Posted

      Thank you gentlemen.  I knew I'd get a quick answer!

    • NorthwoodKing

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    • leech~~

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      17 hours ago, phillyfacks said:

      We've got a cabin up on Pelican and I've definitely noticed less cormorants on the lake this summer.  The state did grant the owner of Gooseberry Island a permit to kill cormorants, which was done this Spring.  I talked to a DNR officer on the lake this summer and he said they had shot almost 400 birds, I don't recall the exact numbers but it was somewhere between 350-400. 

      Thanks for the Update, I think that I did see less birds out on Edwards as well later this summer. Hopefully they shoot 400 more next spring! :)

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    • 13 hours ago, Big Kype said:

      Northern Minnesotans are strong supports of the SS rule. Shoot and shut up.

      I thought it waqs 3 s         shoot shovel and shut up  :shhhh:

    • eyeguy 54

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      probably eagles if fishing. I think the fultures like highways. :):) 



  • Posts

    • BartmanMN
      Where are all the Duck reports from the almighty Pelican?  Did all this rain fill the lake back up?  I haven't driven by at all.  I bet the crappies and gills are growing nicely.   Soon enough.
    • Big Kype
      Yep it is the 3 S's - I just don't think a lot of people are going to be grouse hunting with a shovel - but not a bad idea.
    • BringAnExtension
      Thank you gentlemen.  I knew I'd get a quick answer!
    • NorthwoodKing
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    • leech~~
      Thanks for the Update, I think that I did see less birds out on Edwards as well later this summer. Hopefully they shoot 400 more next spring!