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walleyefey

Which weekend and which boat? Mmmmm...

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walleyefey

What is everyones opinion on the fishing for this weekend vs. next weekend. I know its hard to tell but we have plans to head up this friday - monday. We only have two people going and we have the option to take a 14 lund/9.5 johnson or we can take a 19 sylvan/175 mercury. I have only fished the areas between birchdale and the church. I just am looking for some good tips or info.

My brain cant take the stress!!!! Other years have never been this hard to plan. My wife is ready to kick me out of the house grin.gif !!

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Milkdud

I am heading up Sunday thru Wednesday. Bringing my 16 foot lund with 90hp. Hope the weather holds out and it is not to cold. I would bring the smaller boat if I had the option.

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joe_stack20

I got a 14 with a 6 horse too small for the rainy?

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ozzie

not at all!!

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Effie07

I've seen two guys in a 12' flat bottom with a 5 hp briggs and stratton. I'm bringing a 16' lund w/ 25 merc but we have four guys which will be nice if we have to push across a little ice.

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