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lotsofish    1
lotsofish

Planning on taking the kids out tomorrow for a couple hours after school. Any luck on either lake? Also, any roads plowed out either accesses or are we going to have to walk it? Or anything else happening in the area for panfish/plowed roads? I am open to suggestions that will catch us some fish and the kids want to drive out rather than walk. Actually I think they want to be able to sit in the truck in case they get bored. shocked.gif

Thanks,

Andrew

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Shack    16
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I would like to know if miychell is plowed?

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Well, to answer my own question, driving on either lake is not really possible right now. We walked out left from the beach on Big. Tried between 6 and 12 fow with teardrop jigs and waxies. Every spot we tried caught at least something. We found a couple 6 1/2" gills in the deeper spots we tried, but we caught tiny ones everywhere. We didn't stay too long (one of the kids stepped in a hole frown.gif ) but from about 4:45 to 6:00 we probably caught a dozen or so gills and a couple perch.

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Shack    16
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Were were you at?

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How was mitchell for plowed roads?

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I was on Big, I dunno, like 200-300 yard from the landing, angled left. We walked. Nobody has plowed Big or Mitchell at all. I don't think I would even try it with a big 4x4, the snow was pretty deep in places.

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Thanks, going to Mitchell tonight. Have you read any of my Mitchell report. When I am not going to Mill Lacs or chisago area. It is my first choice. good luck!

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well with the warm weather, the lakes are slushy, you should be able to drive out this weekend, as the snow has settled and the slush is minimal. driving across the lakes today on my sled felt like I was riding a jet ski.

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