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kevinnachreiner

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kevinnachreiner

I have a cabin on the lake over by dilly's have been so busy I havn't been there for a while! Any action on that lake besides the sheepies????

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jigginjim

Kevin, I have not been on Norway for awhile. When I duck hunt for the first week of the season. I can catch crappies suspended out in the center. Bass come back into the weeds,spinnerbaits and jig/pig works well. The walleyes do come into the shallows after dark. You'll need to set-up a milk run go around casting to structure. Yes you will get some sheepies but you maybe surprised at the quality of walleyes you do get. I know a guy who has caught several walleyes over 10lbs doing this on Norway.

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kevinnachreiner

Jim thanks for the info! kind of new to the fishing thing so I'm just learning! We actually live on West Norway so it is very shallow. Typically we have been doing a lot of Lindy Riggin with a leach catching a ton of Sheephead. When we go into the main lake everyone fishes the same spot so I know where there at I just have to figure out what they are using?? With the Crappies are you just using a bobber and a minnow? I have no Idea what a Jig/Pig is I am assuming some kind of weedles jig of some sort. Im sorry I am not up with the terminology but what the heck is a milk run????????? You have a ton of post and you probably fish about as much as I wish I could. I have a small child so sometimes my time is limited and I have been getting real frustrated when I am on the lake because I don't know what the hell I am doing. Please help any advice would work. Thank you so much Kevin

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angler903

Kevin if you need help ice fishing give me an e-mail at angler903@yahoo.com . I might have my solid out there or meet up and take my portable out. how old is your kid? maybe bring along.

I live an hour away but try the lake regularly in winter.

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jigginjim

Kevin where on West Norway are you located? My parents live next to Dilley's, I have fished Norway for several years. When I mentioned a milk-run, look at 5 or 6 main spots that you think would hold fish, then go, spot to spot. The channels have always been a good starting spot. E-mail me, I show you some other spots. jigginjim@aol.com

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kevinnachreiner

I bought a house 2 down from Dilley’s the original owner was Charles Shuck if you know him? Do your parents still live on the lake???? My brothers and I bought the place this time last year. Have caught some real nice crappies off the dock early spring but every time we get in the boat all we catch is sheep head! If you had some advice on the lake that would be awesome. Actually I plan on going up there tonight and fishing all day tomorrow!

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jigginjim

kevin check your e-mail If you haven't for my best locations for walleyes on Norway. Do youh plann on ice fishing the lake this winter? After fishing tihs lake from some almost 30 yrs I found a few good spots.

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angler903

Kenin u have mail...

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jigginjim

Kevin, Did you guys go to norway for thanksgiving? Hopefully not much longer to have some ice.

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