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Hello all,

Wondering how everyone has done so far this year?

We started on a small lake opening morning. Did not do so well and caught one eye in 3 hours. We moved to Potato and caught 11 more the second half of Saturday. However, on Sunday, back on Potato, my buddy and I boated 21 eyes, 6 northerns, and 5 beautiful smallmouth on Spot tails. We also had at least 7 eyes get off next to the boat, not to mention the several bites we didnt connect on. The best fishing was between 12-2pm (believe it or not). The key depths were 5'to 8'.

I had one stretch, midday,where I boated 3 eyes and and 19.5" smallmouth in a 10 minute span. Sunday was a real hoot!

I can't wait to get back up there this weekend tongue.gif

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We fished the West arm of Potato on Sat morning and only caught one eye and a couple of small perch. I didn't even see another eye caught in any of the other boats around us. You must have been on the main lake. We caught the eye on a leech in 12' of water. Eagle was nicer to us. We spent the miday looking for crappies in the shallows. I guess we should have been walleye fishing.

Nels

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Nels,

We started in the West Arm on Saturday, but we could not pick up anything, nor did we see many being caught (2 I think). You are correct in assuming the main lake was where our action was at.

Are you going out this weekend? We should be out on Saturday and Sunday morning. I am pretty sure that we are going to Potato on Saturday, but we may jump over to Fish Hook or Eagle at sometime.

If you do, good luck.

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Fathead - were you fishing in a Lund? Black/Gray..

My bud said he talked to you guys at Northern Bait restockin on shinners. We were in the north arm all morning got 1. Moved out in front of the Pines and got 10 including a 27 incher. We ended our season the weekend before Thanksgiving out there with some nice fish. Gonna have to spend somemore time on Tato I think smile.gif!!

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Hook,

Yes, I am pretty sure that was us your buddy spoke to. If I remember correctly, he has a place on Fish Hook?

When you say "Pines", are you talking the resort?

If you are out this weekend and see us, stop by and say hello.

Good luck

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Fathead- I didn't make it out Saturday. Did the cold front impact the fishing? Did ya make it out on Fishook? Were gonna try it tonight. Glad I didn't put away the Carhartt Extremes yet..

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Fathead- Sorry i did'nt answer earlier. Out in front Potato Lake Lodge - to the point going in to the West arm. Mid-day was the best.

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Hook,

So how did you do this weekend? We didnt do very well on Saturday. We managed to boat two fish in about 4 hours of fishing.

Sunday was better. My buddy and I caught 12 nice eyes. Creek Chubs and leeches were the most productive. I couldnt get anything going on Spot tails, I think that bite might be done? Who knows.

I will be back up there Thursday morning with my six year old son to make another run at em.

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Fathead - we made it out Sunday night for a few hrs. Did'nt expect much with that front that came through, only one other boat out there smile.gif. We ended up gettin 10 wallies. 25 was the biggest. All 3 live baits were working for us. The Carhartt's felt gooood!

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