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Mid-March Perch

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Generally, what areas of the lake are historically better for jumbos this time of year? Also, do some of the resorters keep maintaining their roads during this period? Will be heading up 2nd weekend in March and trying to put together a little plan. Any help would be great. Thanks.

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have seen in the past the larger fish were keying on larvae or worms in the mud. the fish were loaded with the little creatures. it is so hit and miss on the action though. i have had days out there when you thought the lake was full of 13"ers and days when you would swear there wasnt a fish in the lake. best advice is to find the mud/sand or mud/rock transition and be flexible with what you are offering. sometimes minnows, sometimes waxies work best. and probably the best advice is to stay away from where other guys are fishing. quiet ice is good ice.

i would think the roads would be relatively well plowed. it takes awhile for the resorters to get all of those houses off the ice and put away for the summer. we have used the red door, barnacles, hunters, and liberty beach in the past after the walleye season has closed. good luck up there. will be up on the 10th. will report on the success or lack there of.

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