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  2. No change from the weekend. We've barely been able to drop down to 20 for overnight lows this week. Not losing but definitely not gaining. 9-11 inches with a few spots still with a little less. We'll lose a fair amount of the 3 inches of lake snow over the next 2 days.
  3. AlwaysFishing23

    Gloves

    This will be third year using the ice armor gloves, first year I used a pair of extreme mitts. They were nice and warm but hard to do any thing with them on. 2 years ago I recived a pair of extreme gloves and those are much better. Not as warm but a lot more movable and I can fish with them on. Last year I recived a pair of edge gloves. Those are really nice to, warm and I can easily fish with them on. I like having two pairs one I’m wearing and the other as backup.
  4. AlwaysFishing23

    Where Ya Headin'?

    That sounds like me. All week I’ve been slowly dragging along, felling terrible. But I go fishing no matter how I feel.
  5. Wanderer

    Where Ya Headin'?

    Had a plan to get out today with a good partner but he came down sick. Still keeping the day off from work and catching up on gear maintenance and get a couple new set ups going. Will get out this afternoon to check one of two lakes that were on my hit list last year I never made it to. Tomorrow I might connect with a buddy in the Aitkin area. Good luck All.
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  7. The ice around here is extremely unpredictable; 12" here and 6" just a short distance away and even open water. I've seen vehicles out but unless you've checked the ice yourself along the entire path you plan to take, I wouldn't do it.
  8. CJH

    Best Noodle Type Rods Under $50

    I think there is a new Meatstick out for about $40. I haven't seen them in person yet, so I can't tell you how good they are.
  9. AlwaysFishing23

    Where Ya Headin'?

    I’m loading up the wheeler in the morning. I’ll throw the otter in the truck and planning on slaying the perch, gills, crappies and maybe pike. Should be a good day to test out the new auger mounts for the ATV. Planning to stay Mobil for a few hours then setup the hub and be comfortable. I’ve fished the lake I’m going to a few times this year already and have done well. Last time out there we had abou 7-1/4” ice so last I hear there was 10-11”. So should be plenty good for atv traffic as there’s zero snow on most lakes anymore.
  10. MN BassFisher

    Mille Lacs Trip

    Awesome! Good luck! We saw some light portables being brought out by ATV last Friday on the N and W sides.
  11. Was out Thursday drilling holes on Lake 1. The whole northern half of the lake I found 9 to 10 inches. Very consistent. Drilled about 20 holes.
  12. I've been out the past three days and heading out again this morning. Fishing is good with plenty of good eaters (14-16") and some nice slot fish as well. Ice is clear and slick due to the lack of snow but don't have too much trouble with my snowmobile slipping as long as i don't drive like a maniac. Ice thickness is right around 12-15" a few miles East of 5 Mile. In the bay the ice is relatively smooth but as you venture further East it seems to have broken up and refroze but nothing to really worry about except a bit of a rougher ride. I've only seen one crack worthy of speaking of and thats a couple miles East of the point in Warroad. I managed to "skip" across it 2 days ago but had to find an alternate route coming back. I don't know how far North it goes but it is crossable at the Southern most point. I haven't seen any DNR trails marked as of yet but I have seen 5 mile reef does have a plowed road. $10 contribution fee is what he asks. Good luck everyone, be safe....hope this helps 10-4
  13. Cyrus83

    Where Ya Headin'?

    Well its Friday and the forecast looks fantastic for a weekend of hole hopping. Me and the 96' Pantera are heading up North of Duluth in search of walleyes. Where is everyone heading, what's the target, and how much ice are you seeing?
  14. Bill , Theresa spent one night in Montana, They managed tow get 2 walleyes under 17. 1 around 20 inches , They also landed a 36 inch pike. So all in all Not to good. The fishing has been way better out deeper , but with this warm up and my houses weighing 5 to 7 thousands pounds. I need to use common sense and stay on this side of the pressure ridge for now. When the weather warms the ice expands , the weakest link is the pressure ridges and can become quite active. Its just getting light, but from what I have heard through the grape vine the lake was gowning and popping last night with a couple new breaks so if your coming up please check at the resort you plan on accessing. There crews are out there everyday and know more about what"s going on with bridges ,cracks and areas that should be avoided. Right now the temps are just to mild to make much if any ice. I was surprised to measured 13 1/4 where I have old Minnesota. I imagine there's a bit more snow closer to shore so were seeing a inch or more further out where's there's less snow. We have guest coming today with a few not coming tell tomorrow.
  15. Bump! I assume it's safe for walking but are there any spots to avoid for foot traffic? Have the week of Xmas off and would like to try this lake.
  16. ZachD

    Switch box for lights in portable

    I bought one from them too I priced it out and it was about the same to build my own as to order from them so I just ordered it from them. Mine wouldnt be as neat as theirs haha
  17. leech~~

    Switch box for lights in portable

    That's amazing, you have the same Avatar name as a guy who has been selling the same box on here since Sept. Did he give you a better deal then $80 bucks?
  18. Back when I had to go to the barn to get a feed bucket to put my fishing gear in (which it all fit in one bucket), I could catch all kinds of nice fish with nothing more than a homemade rattle reel and a cheap jiggle stick. As technology and equipment got better, my ability to catch fish went in the toilet.
  19. Wanderer

    Best Noodle Type Rods Under $50

    @Northlander You still making rods? mrpike, Steve makes some great specialized rods for reasonable prices.
  20. Wanderer

    Gloves

    Striker Attack gloves look to be worth a try! Just saw them at FF tonight - $45 if I remember correctly. Seemed to be just the ticket; waterproof, breathable, insulated but not too much that you can’t operate. I usually wear a large but I think an XL would be the right choice for me in that glove. Really thought about giving them a go. Still might!
  21. Thanks guys. Driving on lakes in that area with trucks sounds crazy! Wonder what goes through some people's minds.
  22. I just broke my last HT blues rod and cant find them locally. I just got a 13 Snitch and a 27" Ul tickle stick how do you all like these? I fish mostly sunfish these should handle the smaller tungsten jigs correct? Anything better out there I just cant justify 100 bucks on a rod I usually start with 3 rods and down to 1 by the end of the year yep I'm a klutz. The HT blues were great but just no back bone and annoying no hook holder cant expect much for 9 bucks but they sure worked good.
  23. Bucketcastle

    Gloves

    Get a set of choppers to put over your nice gloves. I throw choppers over my regular gloves when the bite gets slow. Works like a charm.
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  25. mrpike1973

    Catfish Get Together?

    My bride and I had a blast last year. Just knowing this may happen again makes me and the missus happy campers. We learned a lot and really enjoyed the camaraderie and had a blast. It is the one thing we look forward to in the winter.
  26. People interested in DNR strategies for managing Grand Marais area lakes and streams are encouraged to review current management plans and submit comments for the plans scheduled for review this winter. This annual review process includes several waters located within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW). Comments on lakes and streams in the Grand Marais area will be accepted through Feb. 15, 2019. A management plan identifies specific management activities planned for a lake or stream over the next five to 20 years, including any proposed stocking or special regulations. “Management plans are our best sources of information on past, present and desired future conditions in our lakes and streams,” said Steve Persons, Grand Marais area fisheries supervisor. “Plans drive all of our survey and stocking efforts. Comments and suggestions from anglers and residents are crucial when it comes to determining how public waters should be managed and determining management success. These reviews offer everyone their best opportunity to influence management of important lakes and streams.” In the Grand Marais area, plans for the following lakes and streams will reviewed this winter. Lakes: The status and preservation of native lake trout populations will be the primary concern in plans being revised for Crystal, Jasper, and Winchell Lakes. All are located inside the BWCAW. Lake trout and smallmouth bass management will be the main concern in a review of the Clearwater Lake plan (partially inside the BWCAW). Stream trout stocking and management strategies will be reviewed for Kimball and Mink Lakes. Trout stocking will continue in both lakes, but species, sizes, and numbers stocked will be reviewed. Mush Lake may be considered for future stream trout management. Plans for Axe, Bigsby, Caribou (near Lutsen), Christine, Crescent, Gull, Ham, and Northern Light Lakes will be reviewed. In most of those lakes the status and needs of walleye, northern pike, or smallmouth bass fisheries will be of most concern. Plans for several lightly-used BWCAW lakes in the area, including Carl, Karl, Kingfisher, Meeds, Red Rock, and Stump Lakes will be reviewed. Those plans will be revised primarily to incorporate any new survey data that may have been obtained, and to establish survey schedules for the next few years. Streams: Current plans for Caribou and Murmur Creeks, and the Cross River (between Ham and Gunflint Lakes) will be reviewed. Caribou and Murmur Creeks are both marginal trout streams, and plans will consider how conditions for trout could be maintained or improved. The Cross River is a warmwater stream that provides critical spawning habitat for walleye in Gunflint Lake. New management plans will be created for the Brule River, Durfee Creek, and Woods Creek, using data on those streams recently collected by DNR Fisheries and the MPCA. Portions of the Brule River above Northern Light Lake may be considered for trout stream designation. Current plans for lakes and streams in the area as well as recent fish population assessment information are available for review at the DNR’s Grand Marais area fisheries office, at 1356 E. Highway 61, Grand Marais, Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For more information, or to request copies of current plans, call or email Steve Persons at 218-387-6022 or [email protected] This comment period will extend through Feb. 15, 2019. However, comments, suggestions and other feedback on the management of these, and all other streams and lakes in the area are welcomed at any time, and will be considered when those plans are next due for review. Discuss below - to view set the hook here.
  27. Some by the reed island, some by the rock like North part of lake. No one driving anything that I have seen.
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