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Lakes With Ice

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Let's get this thread going again!!!

11/02/06 Midge Lake had a sheet of ice across the whole lake this a.m. Looked like there may have been a few spots with open water along one of the shorelines...

Any other lakes??

Beef

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Geez Beef let me get done deer hunting before you fill my head with thoughts of ice fishing! tongue.gifgrin.gif

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Deer Hunting... You must be done for the summer now huh... Good to hear from you again CM... Hope everything is going great down south in Backus/brainerd...

Beef

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Poposky lake is a sheet and deer is abot 20 ft out.

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Deer Hunting... You must be done for the summer now huh...


Yeah Beef I am down for the year again. I am in the Duluth city hunt, so I am hoping for a brute with my bow. Things are going good down here. Hope they are good for you! Good luck if your hunting!

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Funny you should mention Midge Lake. I was up in the area mid-September. One very windy day we went and fished Midge cause the treeline stops the lake from getting to whipped up. I was surprised at how shallow a major portion of the lake was(maybe why the lake is freezing up). We couldn't keep the northerns off our hooks - many were in the 30 inch range but VERY skinny. We had stopped at Froggy's in Cass and he had said there are some large bass in the lake. We caught one about 18 inches but like I said the northers were everywhere. Is it worth another shot for big bass?

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It is known for the Bass and Northerns... Also has a good panfish class, however it took a beating over the past three years and has shown some decline... If you want the pike and bass, midge is a good bet...

Beef

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Do you know if there is a slot limit for northerns on Midge? Looking for a lake to try some spearing this winter, not looking to take any big ones but just looking for action.

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I'm not sure about the slot limit, but if there is one it would be in the reg's...

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no more ice after this week

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Yep everything is open again, especially with the high winds we have had... Going Duck hunting tomm. morning then deer hunting the rest of the day, got to love it up here!!!!

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