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shadyzr

Pine Island Limit on Eyes

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Fished 3/22, 3/23, 1 st. morning caught 6 eyes, one 25 1/2", released. Then 15 minutes later, a 28 3/4". Moved out to 30 ft. around 11:00 am. caught 6 nice saugers and one more keeper eye. Moved back in to 19 ft. and got set up at 6:30 pm. 15 min. later caught last 18 1/2"er. Drove down to U.R.L for next day of fishing. Got set up at 6:45 am. Caught our 2 limits of slabs by 11:40 am. Also caught and released 6 nice eyes for next year and headed home.

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Shadyzr: Sounds like you had a pretty good couple of days. Sure was great weather up there wasn't it? Make for a real enjoyable time, and if the fish bite then its a real good time. Bill

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Bill;

It was really nice weather, could'nt have been any better.

My wife was real nevous on the way out over Pine Island that Weds. night. Alot of water in spots, and the wind sure did blow later that evening.

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Hey Shadyzr nice fish. I was up a LOW 19-21 we hammered the eyes good in 14 feet with no problems getting limmits.We fished out of zippel bay, by the way I'm your wifes cousin justin.

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Shadyzr: I don't blame your wife for the nervousness. Even if you know you've plenty of ice underneath you, there's just something erie about driving through water which looks more like June than March. I heard they had shut down Wheeler Point access on Sunday. It seems every year someone drops one in in the 4 mile bay area. Once that water starts to move under there and towards the river it goes down hill quickly. Oh well, now open water and then we can dream about ice fishing again next year. Bill

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Justin;

What a Small world.

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