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Jim Uran

Strawberry Lake

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Does any one have any experience fishing 'eyes on this lake?? I hear it's kind of a bowl, Any tips or patterns that anyone uses would be a great starting point. Thanks Jim

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I started to fish Strawberry over sixty years ago with my Dad, the lake was so far down in those days that a lot of the structure that is under water now was exposed and above water. Haven't fished the lake since the resort quit letting boats launch there. Just don't dare leave a vehicle at the public access. My favorite time to fish Strawberry was in the fall after the first frost, we would troll the west shore at night real shallow with large minnows, and also the south shore up against the bullrushes. There is a sunken island out to the west from the public access, which is good for eyes. In the summer we caught most of our eyes on the east shore towards the north, the deepest part of the lake is in that area, a little further to the north from there are some sandbars with a fairly good dropoff. Years ago part of the bar had willows growing on it. We have caught a few eyes in the 8 to 6 lb. range and northerns up to 16#. The eyes used to be nice and fat as there was and still should be cisco's in there. Yes it is pretty much of a bowl, but you will find some structure making it fairly easy to fish. Good Luck.

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we were out there this winter one night and only got a few smaller fish but it can get good bc of the deep weed line in the lake. Good luck, dont be afraid to look deep like 30 feet or deeper later this summer.

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Thanks for the tips fellas, I know that lake has got good walleye numbers, as well as a good ciscoe population, I gotta bro that works for the fisheries department. So their must be some fatties in there. Im definately gonna give it a shot here in the next 2 - 3 weeks. I'll keep my eye out for those deep weedlines.

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Brother has a cabin on the Berrys bar side of the lake. Going there this weekend. Neihbor caught 16 walley and about 30 crappies the other day. This winter we kept numerous eyes and one over 31 inches on one outing. Hard to find but the guys who fish it a lot seem to do well all the time.

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So I guess you're saying I better start fishing it a lot. HA HA!!!!!!

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dont be afraid to leave your truck at the public access no one wont mess with it there i live pretty close to strawberry lake i guess everyone thinks indians are thieves

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I have heard of incidents from several people I know. Not necessarily thieving, but vandalism. By the way I didn't mention who it was because nobody knows.

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When I fish White Earth I always park at the resort, pay them $5.00 for a good safe parking spot. It is just a fact of life. Better safe than sorry. I have had things removed from there rightfull owner (namely me before and it aint no fun).

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Yeah, I am an indian, I don't think he was saying that. I dont' have anything in my Jeep to steal anyways. I'd leave it there with no hesitation.

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