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Leaveing in 4 hours and know nothing about LOTWS

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I am going to lotws for the first time with some buddys I dont know where we are going or what to expect. I'm sure they will want to fish walleyes but I would like a chance at a big pike. what are the chances of one in 25ft plus water. and how has the walleye bite been. I know its hard to say when I cant tell u where I am going cause I dont know ANY INFORMATION WILL BE MUCH APPRECIATED

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Settle down and take deep breaths..

Go up to the top of this topic listing and click on

"things to do on the big pond". It will take a while

to read it and you will learn alot.

The "Tip Of The Day".....Dont wait till the last minute.

Have a great trip, with expected weather it should be trip

you will not soon forget. Fishing is pretty good most places most days.

You can get Pike in deep water but the odds get much better

in shallow and in mid March.

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