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  1. Ruby Lake by Marcell, MN has massive 28-30+ walleyes in the lake. It's a best kept secret. The small landing can only handle 3 trucks or so. If you want to catch massive walleyes, just use a 1/4 oz lindy rig, plain hook, and a leech or crawler. I'm not gonna give you the coordinates, you need to find them. Good luck, Java Guy
  2. 2020 Ottertail-Battle Lake-Perham-Fergus Falls area Fishing Reports - Click Here. Click Above for 2020 Fishing Reports↑↑↑↑ 2009 - 2020 Ottertail-Battle Lake-Perham-Fergus Falls area Fishing Reports are below ↓↓↓↓ (Over 25 pages of 25 posts per page). Go ahead and post fishing reports and conditions in this thread. Lot's of good info below already. Newer Reports are on pages that follow. Be sure to give back and share your fishing reports here as well. Thanks.
  3. 2020 Detroit Lakes-Pelican Rapids Fishing Reports - Click Here. Click Above for 2020 Fishing Reports↑↑↑↑ 2009 - 2020 Detroit Lakes - Pelican Rapids Fishing Reports are below ↓↓↓↓ (Over 70 pages of 25 posts per page). Go ahead and post fishing reports and conditions in this thread. Lot's of good info below already. Newer Reports are on pages that follow. Be sure to give back and share your fishing reports here as well. Thanks.
  4. Now that we have some nice new fresh snow on Lakes I thought I would give out a little trick of mine that I use when Walleye fishing all winter if there's snow on ice . . This works with ATVS, Snowmobiles, and Trucks. Most of us have summer setups electronics in our boats. Why not take advantage of them in winter. Before putting your boat away for summer pull one of your Locators off if GPS compatible and mount it on a Blue box suction cup for Truck or Ram mount on ATV or Snowmobile. If you don't have a chip buy a lake master, lake insight or Navionics. Whatever is sufficient for your brand of electronics. Next get a game plan together on your depths you want to fish according to the ice period your fishing early mid late winter. Go out to a lake after a nice fresh snowfall and basically follow the break lines points etc with your mode of transportation just like you would in your boat. Once you have laid a path out on your depth go back and cut holes in your trucks wheel tracks saves piles of time and keeps you on a designated depth you are targeting saveing lots of time. Right now I have my Lowrance Elite 7 mounted on a suction cup on windshield in my truck. When I get on a lake and want to fish a underwater point I will first decide on depths I intend to fish set my course to follow that depth keeping constant eyes on my electronics to stay on that depth just like I was in my boat. First I will start off close to the shoreline and follow that depth to tip around tip back to opposite shoreline. Staying exactly on depths I want to fish, Walk out stand back and look at your trail in fresh snow you will see exactly how that piece of structure is laid out. It shows obvious knobs, tip of point inside corners etc. . Then go out with your auger and pound a series of holes every 15 foot or so in your vehicles wheel tracks all the way around your trail, as they will be right on the depths you want to target. . Next I Ice troll all these holes during day giving each hole only a minimal amount of time before moveing on, until I hook a fish or two. The location hooking of active fish useally dictates where I want to be setup before prime time to capitalize on that prime bite. This technique has proven itself for me over and over on many lakes. Works like a charm on the Millacs mudflats. or if you want to target the edge of a nice weed line.
  5. Hi there was just wondering If there is plans for a Cool cats get together this year Thanks Randy
  6. Anyone brave the snow and get out for the trout opener? Based on reports and pictures I seen, if you didn’t have a snowmobile, you weren’t getting anywhere away from the gunflint trail. Every time I see it snow in Grand Marais, I cringe. I’m planning on going up there in late March. It’s shaping up to be nothing but slush, slush, and more slush!
  7. 2020- Lake Vermilion Fishing Reports - Click Here. Click Above for 2020 Fishing Reports↑↑↑↑ Lake Vermilion Fishing Reports from 2011 to 2020 are below ↓↓↓↓↓↓↓ I thought it was about time to post how the first 10 days of the season have gone for my wife and myself. Things started out pretty slow for us. We found the fish virtually everywhere we expected them with sonar but only a scattered "biter" here and there. The bite has really picked up for us since about last Thursday. We are finding a more consistent bite in specific areas(as opposed to here and there) and the depths have been 23'-32'. All of our fish the last couple of days including today came from steep shoreline breaks with the optimum depth being 27'. Bottom varies from mud to gravel to rock. With the exception of one "leech" fish, we have caught everything on rainbows. Backtrolling and controlled drift has been our presentation. The biggest walleye we have caught so far has been a 24". We have caught very few slot fish so far this spring. 14"-15" fish have been far and away the most numerous and we have caught a sprinkling of 16" and over fish. I have stayed with my bottom bouncer rig and my wife has used the traditional Lindy rig with a no-snag sinker. By the way, they're just kidding when they call those things "no-snag". The dock bite has really picked up also. We go down for an hour or so in the evening and have a ball watching the bobbers go down. Most of our bite is before we even turn on the bobber lights! Water temperatures today were 52.3 degrees in the far east end of Big Bay, 56.6 degrees at Moose Island, and 58.9 degrees at Banana Island. It appears fishing will keep getting better, but then again, what do I know? I'm retired! Don't think for a second that this is all fun ! Good Fishing, MarkB
  8. Has anyone been out to big swan recently? Curious how the ice is and if there are spots to avoid as I’ve not fished this lake before. Looking to target cats as my other lakes have been lacking this year. Don’t need other people’s spots just ice conditions. Would like to bring out my 3/4 ton and 17’ IC if possible.
  9. With the parking situation on Horseshoe I was wondering if Long or North Brown are safe from their access's? Seems to be a pretty healthy cat population in Long is it worth a shot in the winter? Thanks!
  10. 2020 Current Fishing Reports - Click Here. Show us your pics. thought I should start this topic up for the up coming ice season. with the recent warm weather, it may be a another week or more for safe ice travel. please be safe out there.
  11. 2020 Bemidji Fishing Reports - Click Here. Show us your pics! Fishing Reports for the Bemidji are a below? Lake Conditions and Access as well? Enjoy posting how the fishing is going for you and include Pics if you'd like. Lots of great info below and newer fishing reports are on the pages that follow.
  12. 2020 Lake Mary, Alexandria MN Fishing Reports - Click Here. Show us your pics! I’ve been invited to join some guys from work to fish a few days on Lake Mary this weekend. I think it’s mostly a social thing, but it always helps to catch a few fish too. Anyway, I have some decent fishing background, but I don’t know anything about the lake or how to fish it. If anyone would be willing to help me out with some general advice I would really appreciate it. Feel free to email me directly if you prefer. Thanks very much, Tony ([email protected])
  13. 2020 Mille Lacs Lake Fishing Reports - CLICK HERE Click Above for 2020 Fishing Reports↑↑↑↑ 2009 - 2020 Mille Lacs Lake Fishing Reports are below ↓↓↓↓ (Over 100 pages of 25 posts per page). Go ahead and post Mille Lacs Lake fishing reports and conditions in this thread. Lot's of good info below already. Newer Reports are on pages that follow. Be sure to give back and share your fishing reports here as well. Thanks.
  14. Current Forest Lake-Hinckley-Lindstrom-Pine City-Rush City Fishing Reports - Click Here. Let's see your pics and fishing reports here. Post em up. does any1 know where the walleyes are???
  15. Current Forest Lake-Hinckley-Lindstrom-Pine City-Rush City Fishing Reports - Click Here. Let's see your pics and fishing reports here. Post em up. Hi,I am heading out Saturday morning to rush lake for eyes,but I have never fished the lake before.Any tips?Thanks
  16. Current Forest Lake-Hinckley-Lindstrom-Pine City-Rush City Fishing Reports - Click Here. Let's see your pics and fishing reports here. Post em up. How is the ice doing?
  17. Current Forest Lake-Hinckley-Lindstrom-Pine City-Rush City Fishing Reports - Click Here. Let's see your pics and fishing reports here. Post em up. Anyone willing to give info on the crappie and eye bite, whats working and were. Thanks.
  18. If you're looking for Current Rush Lake by Rush City Fishing Reports - Click Here. Let's see your pics and fishing reports here. Post em up. Well, I'm all but defeated. I'm on vacation on rush lake and have been out everyday trying to catch the elusive eyes with absolutely no luck and am at my wits end. I don't know very much about walleye fishing as I'm from Iowa and just got into it a few years back. I've tried trolling shallow shad raps size 5 and 7 on the north side of the lake in front of the church but the weeds are so thick I can't keep them off the hooks no matter what amount of line I have out. I tried trolling them on the south side of the lake and had no luck. Also had some trigger x 3" grubs on 1/8 oz jigs that I tried to troll. That's all I know how to do guys. Oh, and I was trolling at about 2.5 mph in all different times of day. Tried going out at night once but don't know enough as to what to do to make any trip productive. I would really appreciate any help. I've been coming to Minnesota for over 5 years now and have still to catch a walleye. What am I doing wrong or not doing at all? I'm here until Saturday and need some pointers. Hopefully you guys aren't as tight lipped as the walleyes have been. I don't want giants just a few decent eaters.
  19. For Current Forest Lake-Hinckley-Lindstrom-Pine City-Rush City Fishing Reports - Click Here. Let's see your pics and fishing reports here. Post em up. Reply to Topic - Yellow Button. Spent the evening out on Forest, Lake's 1 and 3, and it was tough!!!!! Didn't even manage a bite. Tried the weed edges and transition lines with nothing. Looks like the weed line is around 11-13 feet from everything I could find. My normal spots didn't produce anything. Board is slow, anyone else out fishing on forest?
  20. Current Forest Lake-Hinckley-Lindstrom-Pine City-Rush City Fishing Reports - Click Here. Let's see your pics and fishing reports here. Post em up. Where does everyone fish walleyes around here? Just moved here from Alexandria so never been out on any of these lakes. I was thinking either Green or Fannie to start with?
  21. 2020 Cass Lake Fishing Reports - Click Here. Great info below and newer reports are on the pages that follow. Anyone been out hitting the wally's hard on Cass Lake? if so has there been a time frame where theres more action during the day? and has anyone found a certain depth that there hanging around in? and hows the night bite ? How about other fish?
  22. Let's see your pics!!! 2020 Lake of the Woods Fishing Reports - Click Here Click Above for 2020 Fishing Reports↑↑↑↑ 2009-2020 Lake of the Woods Fishing Reports below↓↓↓↓ Go ahead and post your Lake of the Woods fishing reports and conditions in this thread. More current Fishing Reports - Click the >> link above to the right after the NEXT link. For 2019 LOTW Fishing Reports - Click here. Questions welcome too. Fishing Reports by the TOP Lake of the Woods Fishing Guides, Charter Captains & Resorts are in here - Click Here. Lot's of good info and our best members posting below already. Newer Reports are on pages that follow. Be sure to give back and share your fishing reports here as well Thanks.
  23. 2020 Crane Lake Kabetogama-Namakan Fishing Reports - Click Here. Great info below. Newer reports are on pages that follow. Post your Crane Lake Kabetogama - Namakan fishing reports here!!
  24. Ice Report 1/14/2020. We are now at 15-17 inches everywhere that I have staked. At this time I will not be expanding our road system until after the latest snownommi rolls thru. CAUTION a heave has been developing off the point just to the east of us and with today's wind has pushed up and flooded. I found as few as 6 inches of ice in that area. STAY AWAY from that point.
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