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NicBarratt

South Center for the opener?

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The opener is just around the corner. Is anyone planning on hitting South Center? I am hoping I do as well as last year. I was in after four hours. My boat had 3 limits with over 30 walleyes caught. I will be in the same spot looking for them again. Look forward to seeing you on the water!!

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WIth my wife expecting any day, I need to stay near Forest Lake for the opener this year (with cell phone on at all times). That would put me fishing the lakes around here. I was thinking S.Center, Bone, Forest, Clear...could be talked into, or out of, any of those lakes. I have never really done well for eyes on S.Center, but obviously they are in there.

Maybe I will see you guys out there. What time will you be on the water?

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I was thinking about going to South Center, I may have to pick a different lake that is a lot further away now mad.gif. Maybe North Center.. grin.gif

I am not going to ask where. Just tell me what color boat you have and the make. Make sure you bring plenty of what you are using and plenty of beer. I will bring myself. shocked.gif LOL! Just kidding, I will have plenty of beer with me, I will be limited to a couple as I am the DD. Just look for the two guys and maybe 1 female pulling our hair out, along with 4 kids between the ages of 5 and 10. I do not plan on fishing too much between dodging hooks and grabbing bait, I am sure to be busy. cool.gifcool.gif

Good luck fishing!

Hopefully sometime Saturday... remember, I may be bringing a female with (are you ready yet?)... and a bunch of rowdy kids(are we there yet?). I know they are going to be noisy, this group of kids have been friends for a long time... Ok long to them smile.gif I try real hard not to fish by anyone, just in case one of them gets out of hand, from a distance it looks like you are throwing out a drift sock.. shocked.gifgrin.gifgrin.gif

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There are a number of good spots on S. center and you can now travel to N. Center with about any size boat. Needle point or straight accross from Needle point is always good but busy on opener. There are a few humps and a few drop offs that hold fish every year on opener. I will be out early As soon as the bait shop is open I will be heading to the lake. I will be in a Crestliner 1850 Sportfish. good luck to you all. say hi if you come to S. Center.

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My wife and I have been trying to decide what lake to try for this opener. You my have helped us a little on where to go. What bait is best the eyes in south center can you help us out a little more ? We were thinking about green also how is that for eyes any luck there.

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How are the access in the area? I'm thinking of S & N Center and Green in particular.

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The access on South Center is the largest... And its pretty decent as well... The north center access is pretty good, but much less parking. The Access on Green leaves a little to be desired, its fairly shallow and you have to be carefull till you reach deeper water, it also has quite a bit of sand on it, which sometimes requires some tire spins if you back in too far... But has decent parking.

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Thanks Deitz.

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Green lake is where I will be! blush.gif

There are bigger Walleyes, Pike and Panfish on Green vs. North/South Center. I will take the kids out on Saturday for some awsome Walleye/ Panfish action!

I will be on the "ROCKS" on Green lake. Look for a 19ft Tan Crestliner... Say Hi, and I may have a cold one for you....!

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where is the access on south center, i looked for it last time i was out that way and couldn,t find it.

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Sounds like South Center might be busy. If someone lived near the access he could charge a few bucks for parking and run a shuttle service. wink.gif

BTW a Conservation Officer lives right near the access so mind your P's and Q's and take your trash with you.

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I plan to be out on Green as well. My buddy and I will be in my lil red 14 foot lund with a 15 mariner on the back. We might have the girl with us too. We plan to get out well before sunrise and stay til a little after sun up. If you see us out there, say hello. Hopefully we will have some fish, but I am not too worried about it. I am thinking about the rock hump on the nw shore by the point. Anybody know of a better place we should possibly try?

Tom

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where is the access on south center, i looked for it last time i was out that way and couldn,t find it.


its on 295th Street of Olinda Trial.

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Hey Nic, thanks again for the fishing Saturday. Sounds like we should have went to N Center. Let me know if you did any good Sat. night or Sunday.

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I think it is 295th Street that goes to the east off of Olinda trail. It is in front of the High school. Go down about two blocks and the launch is on your right hand side. Also I am not sure about coming from the North but if you are heading North on Olinda trail there are the brown signs for Public water acess. Good Luck

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