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Horseshoe chain for the first time---

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We moved to Cold Spring last August and Sunday we went out on the chain for the first time. I have an old boat I am selling so I wanted to make sure it was running good.

Wow, all I can say is I wish I would have brought a GPS unit with! Between you and I, I was a little turned around and worried about running out of gas by the time I remembered where I was! lol

My girlfriend had no clue we were lost and thought I just wanted to check out every little bay-

Where does one start onm this chain for 'eyes?

Michael

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Good thing it wasn't dark!

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Come opener you will be able to tell where the top pruducing spots are out there. I grew up on the chain and it can be pretty darn good on opener. Lots of shad rappin. Either trolling or even casting them has started producing well. Find where the river bends and channels and also check out the bridge areas. These will all be full of boats on the opener so I usually waited till the weeknights to fish. I now moved to clearwater last summer and also have to find some new lakes to fish. I will be back on the chain in june for the fishing tournament though. Right now the panfish should be hitting well in the bays of cedar island lake. Good Luck.

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I recommend being very careful out there on the Horseshoe riding around. There are lots of shallow spots next to deep water out in the middle of nowhere, and none of them are marked. smile.gif One of those unmarked rockpiles got me a couple of years ago.

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Thats not to mention the floating logs. I hit a big one last year that wasn't visible on the surface. Luckily I had my tilt lever unlocked. I definately wouldn't water ski out there.

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