Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
sandbagger

Good Lake for January Trip

1 post in this topic

Each President's Day weekend, myself and a group of about 12-15 guys from a church I attended in the Twin Cities travel to the Park Rapids area for a weekend fishing trip. I lived in the Twin Cities up until this summer, when I moved to Perham. The guys from the church in the TC are still planning to make the trip to the PR area in January and I've been tasked with finding a good fishing hole. For the past two years, we've spent most of our time on Straight Lake outside of Osage (that's where we stay). But we've caught very few fish. I'd like to stake out a lake or two once the lakes freeze over to see if I can increase our catch this year. I'm wondering if anyone might have some recommendations. We'd like to stay close to the Osage area if possible (within 5 miles). Mostly we'd like a lake that has a good panfish bite and a good stock of pike so we can chase some flags.

I appreciate any help. These are all good guys who respect the sport of fishing and understand the idea of supporting the locals.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • VermilionGold
      Who wants to fish in the dark, best thing about Vermilion is the ability to catch walleyes during bankers hours.  I would recommend looking into one of the private rentals on the lake (VRBO, etc.), most will have a private dock and offer more privacy.  
    • leech~~
      Don't you people have jobs or something else to be doing then cleaning out the lakes all day!
    • eyeguy 54
      the bottom one is it's big brother by 1/2 inch.
    • Fishin machine
      Looking good eye guy that middle gill is a good one! Nice eye to rick!
    • TProGuy
      Hey Bob,   We are coming up this weekend, fishing for the entire day on Saturday the 21st.  Osakis has been on my radar as have a few of the chain lakes, however with it being so long since I have fished in the area, I just wanted to see if there were any other suggestions for a decent multi-species lake or at least one with a chance for having a respectable crappie - walleye combo.   We also have been looking into Mary, Ida, Irene and Oscar.