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mtheis

Fishing Report out of McQuoid's Resort

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mtheis

Hello Everyone,

Went up with a group December 14 and 15 and we rented an 8 holer out of Angler's Paradise. The houses are positioned about 150 yds (?) off shore in about 12" of ice. You cannot drive out yet, but the staff was very willing to pick us up and drop us off at the fishhouse or our truck on shore. We very much appreciated that and their willingness to serve was very appreciated. I especially liked Darrell(?).

The perch were everywhere...but you really had to work hard to get the keepers. We come off the lake with about 13 nice ones that we saved for the fryer. What payed off for us is 1) small white jig with minnow 2) a green #6 ratso tipped with a grub, or 3) a clown colored Fiskas tipped with a grub or spikes.

One of our party caught a nice 5 lb northern with his jig and minnow, and we spotted exactly two walleyes with our cameras.

I cannot emphasis how nice the fishhouse was and it was kept up very well. The heater worked great, and there was plenty of room for us three guys in the 8 holer we were in.

Good luck!

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