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ROOOOSTERFISH

Victoria Icefishing Contest

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ROOOOSTERFISH

Anyone know when the icefishing contest will be on Steiger Lake?

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bigfishy

on feb 3 from 12-4

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Coach Dog

How many people usually enter that?

And have you heard any panfish reports from there recently?

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fishrguy

that will be a good one. everyone will be pullin out 5# largemouth all day!!

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fireman182

Just looked at my tickets I bought last week and it's 12:30 til 2:30 on Sunday, Feb. 3rd.

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ROOOOSTERFISH

Thank You for the information, that fits into my schedule very nicely.

See you on the ice,

Daryl Ekstrom

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fireman182

Who else it going to Victoria's contest on Sunday? I'll be able to go and fish this one. I'm hoping for a big slimer to take first. I've actually hoped that for the last 15 years and have only gotten a dinky sunny one of those years.

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Sergeant Slabber

I may be there. More than likely I will fish the Lake Ann contest on Saturday, but if I can swing Sunday as well, then I'll be there. Good Luck!

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krawdad

Temperatures much better this year. Last year I think the high was 0 degrees and the wind was blowing something fierce. I laid on the ice most of the time (I was pretty hung over from the lake ann contest the day before). I caught one fish with 5 minutes left to go. 0.09oz perch, tiny. Got me second place, 200 bucks to a local butchery. I've been enjoying this for awhile. See you out there.

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shakojdub1425

I will be out there me and Roooooster have already won the tourney though sorry!!! lol just kidding fellas but it should be fun. See you guys there

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reelguy

Boo Boo,

Think Jerry and I will probably be there. hopefully they'll have as good of a turn out as you guys did. Weather sounds good, seems kind of odd for both tourney's to get good weather in the same year! See ya at the big one. ;\)

Jamie P

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