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Successful Circle Lake Opener

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10 'Eyes

5 Snot Rockets

1 Bullhead

13.5 hours of fishing - from 5am to 6:30pm

maybe a sprinkle of rain for 30mins or so...

a pleasant visit from the DNR

my wife caught the biggest 'Eye (17 incher)

my daughter caught the biggest fish (23" Pike)

only lost one spinner on the bottom

got to see an airplane perform acrobatic stunts above our heads

motor only got caught up in the weeds once

only had two 'Eyes at the boat...and got off, ughh - but only two. could have been a lot worse!

my daughter kissed her first fish

i caught the majority of the 'Eyes, he he!

what a great day!!!


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I, too, had good fortune yesterday. I caught my first (3) Pikes - (1) 36" and (2) 24", about a dozen Smallies, (2) dozen Sunnies, 5 lb Largemouth and a few Bullheads. I'm a recent newcomer to Minnesota so I was especially pleased. The lake was about 10 minutes from my house and I didn't start fishing until close to noon.

I cannot get over how great the fishing is here in Minnesota. I am in heaven.

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good deal...sounds like you had a good opener as well.

a 36" weed shark - wow, nice fish!

just a friendly reminder...bass season is not open until May 26th. i'd be careful who you tell about the smallies! it's one thing to catch them on accident, another to be fishing for them this time of year.

welcome to FM. this is a great website!


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Thanks GE,

I'm aware of the season and I really only went to try to catch Pikes. I used the same lure all day with a steel leader, and I was amazed that even the Sunnies were hitting it although it did weed out the smaller ones (BONUS)

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