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.

  • RECEIVE THE GIFTS MEMBERS SHARE WITH YOU HERE...THEN...CREATE SOMETHING TO ENCHANT OTHERS THAT YOU WANT TO SHARE

    You know what we all love...

    When you enchant people, you fill them with delight and yourself in return. Have Fun!!!

Sign in to follow this  
bdp323

Macs Twin Bay - Any Reports?

Recommended Posts

bdp323

Going to Macs Twin Bay - any have fishing reports? Anyone stayed at Mac's? Do they move their houses frequently?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
garagelogic

We were out of Mac's Friday thru Sunday. Very nice house, but only 1 Perch caught out of the rental all weekend. It looked like the house had been recently moved, because there wasn't any yellow or tracks around the house when we arrived.

I would plan on just using the rental house as a "Base Camp" and getting mobile to catch fish. You can drive a vehicle almost anywhere on the lake. We went from North of Mac's, down to Wahkon Bay by vehicle and didn't have any problems. Just had to find a way around a couple heaves. Ended up with about 30 jumbos, a 27" Walleye, and a 26",30" and 36" Pike. Saw all of the Pike on the camera and wouldn't have caught them without it. All of the fish seemed very tight lipped and not very agressive or hungry.

My reccomendation would be to stay somewhere on shore at night and fish portable during the day. Much cheaper and less hassle.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
bobberdown

bdp323,

I am going to be up there this weekend, I asked for a similar report a few weeks ago and all said it was a nice place to stay and good service. Will see how the fishing is this weekend.

Garagelogic,

Any depths, structure work better for you last weekend?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
bdp323

Thanks for the tip - we'll be bringing a portable and be using the shack as a home base. Hopefully we'll get into something..

Share this post


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



  • Your Responses - Share & Have Fun :)

    • Rick G
    • monstermoose78
      Yes lots of truck traffic
    • monstermoose78
      15-23 inches in most areas  Don’t drive through the narrows on blue headed towards little blue you will sink your truck.
    • Brandon Klatt
      So I don't usually fish for pike often with tip ups and I'm just wondering if dead suckers work well? All of mine died literally after 1 day and it seems a shame just to toss them away, especially when they cost $6.50/dozen
    • Rick
      Try cross-country skiing, fat biking and more
      Winter may have gotten off to an especially cold start in 2018, but there are plenty of ways to enjoy what’s left of it. For an introduction to snow sports, stop by the annual Winter Trails Day extravaganza at Fort Snelling State Park on Saturday, Jan. 20, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Adults and kids can try cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, fat biking, ice fishing, quinzee (snow shelter) building and archery. Other activities will include ice harvesting, storytelling and an ice globe demonstration. Guided nature hikes will also take place every half hour, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Between activities, visitors can enjoy hot cocoa around a crackling bonfire. Activities will be set up near the beach area. “Winter Trails Day is about helping people warm up to winter,” said Kelli Bruns, park manager at Fort Snelling State Park. “The cold weather months are more fun when you find an activity you can enjoy alone or with others.” This year, for the first time, sign-language interpreters will be on hand to help make the day’s activities more accessible to those with hearing disabilities. Stop by the registration tent for more information. Winter Trails Day is made possible through the collaborative efforts of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the National Park Service, retail co-op REI, the U.S. Forest Service and Mississippi Park Connection. Use of skis, snowshoes, fat bikes and other equipment will be free, but a vehicle permit is required to enter Minnesota state parks and recreation areas ($7 for a one-day permit or $35 for a year-round permit). Save time, get vehicle permit in advance
      Although permits are available at the park, people attending Winter Trails Day can avoid waiting in line by getting their permit in advance. Visit www.mndnr.gov/reservations, log in (or create an account), click on “entry permit,” select a duration of “one-day” ($7) or “year-round” ($35), and continue as directed. You’ll receive an email with a permit that can be printed and displayed in your vehicle during your visit. For more information, call the park at 612-725-2724 or visit the Fort Snelling State Park Web page at www.mndnr.gov. Discuss below - to view set the hook here.
    • Parmer
      Call the bait shop in Perham... They will be more than helpful... One of the best lakes I have ice fished besides LOW
    • Mike89
      good luck and welcome!!!
    • Jesse D
      I live in Fridley Minnesota. I'm looking for a decent Lake to take my five-year-old fishing on tomorrow. Any recommendations would be great. Thank you
    • mrpike1973
      Hawg did K Drill change the K Drill Pitch?
    • Rather_B_Fishing
      Are folks driving trucks out on Blue and/or Green yet? How thick is the ice now? Thanks.
  • Share & Have Fun