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side_laker

I am planning a trip up to pelican lake this weekend and was wondering if anyone had any info on the fishing and the ice.

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SFBOY

Side Laker, my family has a cabin by Side Lake. How has the fishing been up there? Planning on being up there in a month or so to give it a shot. Give our best to the CO up there next time he checks your license for the 5th time this winter.

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side_laker

SFBOY, the fishing has been really slow on the chain of lakes here. have not even seen the CO once this year

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glad you havent seen him. i have heard he is relatively more active than his predecessor.

have you ever thought about targeting elephant? its 20 minutes further than pelican, but much smaller and easier to locate crappies. if you stop in for a BM at Melgeorge's, they probably could point you in the right directions.

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side_laker

I have looked at elephant but never drilled a hole in it. I have fished myrtle lake a couple of times and did good though.

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Hibbing

cool.gifcool.gifSide Laker - Be cautious about any advice SFBoy gives you. I've been listening to his "advice" for years!!!! He doles it out about 2 weeks after the bite is over!

SF - if you're gonna be up the weekend of Feb 9 let me know. A friend and I are trying to put on a little "private contest" on a local lake.

JP

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Jeff, probably will be up the following weekend. I have learned my lesson about giving any specific advice such as use this sized minnows, on this spot on the weedline, 5 feet down, in 20 feet of water from 8 until 930 PM on June 9th.

i still cant believe i had that pontoon full of kids and their parents drive up to within 15 feet of me and start dropping their anchor last year when i was out there with calvin. we were doing well until they drove over and parked on the spot that we were casting. they literally stopped the boat 2 feet from calvin's bobber. they came from the house to the west of the palm tree. i usually wont say much, but i asked the guy if he thought that was a little close and he he said he didnt think so. i told him i thought it was and he managed to give me a dirty look and move down about 50 yards. he literally had the whole quarter mile weedline to fish on by himself but had to park it next to me. once i heard who they were, i realized that was about what i could have expected.

anyway, maybe we will catch up with you over the 15th. P will be in San Francisco and said he would leave the fishouse open and the fridge full of beer for us!!!!!! ;\)

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