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Anyone headed up this weekend. I'm planning to make my weekly saturday night run. I'm hoping it won't be my last. Did anyone get a water temp. the last couple of nights. My guess is it may be back up to 40 degrees.

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A guy I fish with a lot up there is going to fish tomorrow (Thursday) night, but kids and work are going to keep me at home. If I hear anything interesting I'll post it.

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39.3 on monday night

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Fished in front of the Casino last night (Wednesday), and the water temp. was 40.1 degrees.

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We had 39.6 to 40.0 degrees last night by Terry's. Hit 41.0 a couple of times closer to shore on the west side during the night.

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Went out last night and the fish did not turn on till 930-1000 but when they did we pounded them. Largest was my friends best 29" lots of 27 and 26"ers again. Water temp was around 40.

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Are you heading up anymore this year?? If you have an opening give me a shout. mpothen@intricon.com

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Headng up tonight---what was working?

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Hey Crappie was that you loading your boat at the Garrison access this morning about 1:00am?

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Nope we were all done at by 11pm. I was out the last 3 nights and have to work. This fishing wears on a guy.

As far as you guys looking for tips. We cought almost all our fish when the wind picked up and the moon was out from behind the clouds.

There have been nights when I get no fish. But by putting in your time and looking for new spots and not going where everyone else is pays off.

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I would not get any advice for this guy! The other night he could not even figure out which direction to spit when the wind was blowing. grin.gif Let me guess your "friend" caught all the fish again. shocked.gif

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PieEyed - That may have been me. We were loading up about that time. Talked with someone there for a couple seconds. We had the 16' alumacraft behind the white suburban.

Amen to not catching any fish until the moon came out. We fished from 4:15 until 9:05 with one pike to show for it. Then caught 4 fish in 45 minutes. Then also found out that they only hit the bait as we traveled in one direction tongue.gif. So, we wasted a good 45 minutes before we wound up just trolling one way and then running back up and starting over. Throw that 45 minutes out and we caught 10 fish in about 3 hours. Still not great, but not bad. All ours came on clown or purple perch #10HJ's. Biggest was 27", next was 25.5". The 27" was our last fish. Hard to leave the water on that, but it was getting late and real windy.

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Gerty, that was me. We were frying up our keepers at the access. It's something about eating Hot walleye in the cold, it's the best! Are you going this weekend at all?

I'm thinking of trying up by Malmo tonight? I haven't been up there this year yet, how's the access?

Anyone have another general area that they think would be worth trying?

Thanks

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PieEyed - I thought that was a bag of shore lunch you had in your hands grin.gif. I should have stuck around!! I am chasing the elusive 30 pointer this weekend smile.gif. I think my fishing is done for the year except for maybe a trip to the river. Had to put a new water pump in my motor when I got back the other night. I am glad the water temp was cold to help keep her cool that night.

I have not launched by Malmo at all, so I can't help you there. Good luck if you go.

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I winterized my boat Sun. Had water coming out for a while, then it stopped. Is it a big job to do??? Cost to get it done ???? (any idea??) I'll see what happens next Spring when I start it up.

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Paul has mentioned on different posts that malmo was too shallow for his liking. Maybe Red Door or Barnacle Bills??

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