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03-11-06 Report.

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Hit up the Big Pond today and found a good 44-46 inches of ice everywhere. It has been awhile since I have seen ice this deep. We went out of zippel bay, got a late start from the 'Falls and were fishing by noon.

Started fishing in about 24'-25' of water(from the 'ducer) graphed lots and lots of walleyes, but most of smaller proportions. At 5:00 we moved in shallow, in 17'-18' of water. It was looking pretty discouraging until 6:15 when the LX-3 lit up with five fish. For the next half hour we pounded on them as they fed like there was no tomorrow(I love the big pond).

All in all we ended up with enough fish to save the day and to have for a great meal. I will be up in a few days and you can guarantee that I will be there at sunrise to catch that morning bite in shallow.

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We too had excellent fishing over Pine Island fished DEEEEEEEEEp and hammered them

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We fished in the afternoon until 7:00 PM up at Knight's/Bridges area in 28 feet by the Riverbend houses. Wound up with 5 walleye/saugers, 1 12.5 inch perch, and one burbot. Saw lots of fish on the graph at time and missed a lot of fish. Probably threw 10 dinkers back. Good time though.

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Tough bite on Friday afternoon for me out from Pine....28fow and 3 keeper Sauger in 3 hours.

Waypoint on some rocks out from Babblers was a whole nother story Saturday and Sunday.

March Madness for sure and the Walleyes were just plain snappin Saturday in 24fow. Bright sun on Saturday and the fish were liking Chartreuse and pink/white colored lures and taking Fatheads, Dace, and Shiners with equal gusto. Jiggin and deadsticks both busy. Nothing big but gobs of quality eaters thru the day and big numbers of fish for each of us.....30 to 50 per line or there abouts!!!

Sunday same spot a bit tougher....Only 15-25 per line! Cloudy day and gold was the ticket for me, by the end of the day every rod I brought had a gold something or other on it. Seemed the fish prefered Shiners but caught fish on all 3 types of minners too.

Got some dandy Jumbo's out there both days too, not much for Sauger either day on that spot though.

Sore eyes as I forgot my shades and a bit of a tan/windburn from bucket sittin all weekend. Good friend and his daughter were up from the GR area so that made the weekend all the better watching her put on a schooling....She had 1 super hot hole that was really pumping them out on Saturday and my cheeks hurt from laughing so much!

Gosh what am I doing at home.....Should be fishin!!!

fiskyknut

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thanks for sharing fiskynut. We're heading up Thursday night till Sunday. I haven't been to LOW in about 6 years and I need refresh my memory of that part of the country can't wait.

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fished saturday in about 27 fow. did well all day. kept about 15 walleye/sauger. pretty good day overall. We were using gold jigspoons and deadsticks w/ fatheads. Deadsticks seemed to do better.

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