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smallieobsession

Hey all, can anyone give me any kind of heads up on fishing baypoint marina through the ice? Never been over there in the winter - does it get fished at all in winter? People using shacks, portables, etc...?

appreciate any info.

Thanks

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jiggin pig

after first ice, the fishing gets real slow. you have to work hard to get fish. You will see alot of guys fishing around the poles that go down from the docks. I normally don't fish it after first ice. small jigs and waxies or small crappie minnows. you can put up tip ups in the west corner for some northerns. hope this helps

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catchandrelease

I agree with JP, don't go to bay point right now. Fished monday, graphed tons of fish, but those fish would not bite. From 8-noon caught 2 dink crappies on artificials, fish wanted nothing to do with spoons, raps, or anything to do with waxies. Fished all the way out to the gas dock. Went to Lake City and if you are not on the exact spot you need to be on you will not catch a single fish. SLOW. It takes a few times out there to get into them, and to figure out how to get them to go. If you don't know the area, don't go save yourself some cash and mess around with panfish close to you.

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g'eye pilot

Hey Steve -

I don't seem to have a valid email address for you any more... You should still have my work email? Drop me a line & we should hook up for some hard water action.

Schneids

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NPG

I was at Cabelas yesterday and I saw they had a fishing report on the board for baypoint for panfish. Any truth to this?

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markkstanley

Ice fishing. The main channel stays open but bays and harbors out of the current freeze solid.

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NPG

Are they actually catching fish there or is just an old report?--thanks

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markkstanley

There are always a few portables in the Baypoint area during ice season so I assume they are catching some fish. Have heard it's a fairly decent crappie spot. I have never ice fished it - if I am on Pool 4 I am looking for sumo waldos.

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NPG

Good point if your going to drive to Red Wing to fish you might as well bring the boat, which I plan on doing in the very near future!!!

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sodajerk

There are maybe 15 or so shacks in the harbor at Baypoint, and I see people driving on and off the ice regularly when I go by there, so somebody must be catching something out there. Or maybe they're just drinking beer, who knows. \:D

A call to Four Seasons Sport Shop or Ike's Bait and Tackle, both located about a half-mile from Baypoint, should provide some info on the bite there.

There is also Red Wing Pottery Pond northwest of Baypoint along the same road. It's small, but is stocked with trout and has a continuous season with a limit of 3 (only one over 16"). I never see many people there, but I only get through there on weekdays.

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