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Fishin'Mad-Mandan

heading up this weekend

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Fishin'Mad-Mandan

im heading up to longville this weekend i was wondering were i could get on a little pan fish action we have a cabin on girl and i was thinking about venturing onto boxell any reports, or other lakesi should try? i dont want any of your hotspots just a lake i can get some action on thanks for your replies

danno

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JIMBO55428

I will also be fishing Boxell this weekend

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VMS

I did not fish boxell this year at all, but it will give up small crappies galore over the first big hole just east of the road. You won't be too far from the hillside (fairly steep as you look at it and drops into deep water quickly)

Couple of years ago I was out there at sunset with waxies. Put the bait down..BAM. bring it up, unhook, and back down.. BAM. It was the fastest crappie action I have ever had. There are so many little ones in there that I think they might be a bit stunted.

Good luck

Steve

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JIMBO55428

CAUGHT A 13" CRAPPIE 2 WEEKS AGO ON BOXELL, NOT MUCH ELSE THOUGH, I WAS OUT DURING THE SNOW STORM.

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swandog

Where is Boxell lake?...never heard of it. We have a cabin on baby...might be going up in a couple of weeks.

thanks

Doug

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Fishin'Mad-Mandan

thanks guys 13 is definatley a solid fish. ill be out on boxell saturday possibly sunday too ill be the one with the crappy auger! how deep do you fish out there? how is the sunfish action ?

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JIMBO55428

we were fishing in 18-22 ft on the edge of a drop that goes to 40', have not tried for sun fish but I hear there is slabs in there, the DNR asks that if you get into the slabs to only take a few and put the rest back, good luck and may see you out there.

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JIMBO55428

hey Doug, Boxell is only about a 1/4 to 1/2 mile out of Longville on hwy 5, take a right on cty rd 125 and go about 2 blocks and its on your right.

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Fishin'Mad-Mandan

alrighty sounds good is it a day bite?

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VMS

We've caught fish there during the day, but it is nowhere near as fast as dusk.

22 feet sounds about right for depth.

Steve

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I did not make it out fishing, spent the day clearing the snow from my driveway, how did you do?

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Fishin'Mad-Mandan

i didnt get to wet a line either frown.gifmad.gif we got up there shovled for a hour then found out the well pipe was frozen blush.gif we worked on trying to get it fixed all day then we just gave up and went home not to mention my stupid auger wouldnt start!

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