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Would it be wise to make the drive from Utica to check here for some crappies this weekend or stop at Chester. I could try everywhere I can think of. What would be the best bet. I don't have much experience on Zumbro and have never been to Chester.

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Crickschop04

You may have to go down the lake aways yet to find the crappies, but they are most definately on their way up there. If you chester would be a good bet, but I've never found the crappies during the day so someone else would have to help you there. Might want to consider Silver Creek too as far as crappies go.

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Tyler Holm

The crappie bite on Willow Creek has been surprisingly good the past month or so.

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Ron Burgundy

I have been there a couple times, no crappies though. I guess I just want to catch fish. Sunnies, Crappies, Perch they're all fun. Thanks for the responses.

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Se Mn FishSlayer

i caught about 25 gills in front of fishermanns a while back some really nice ones to also bring your tipups because the guy next to me caught two really nice northerns one weighed close to 10 pounds no crappies though

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mskyfshntchr

probably best to leave the tip ups at home now....pike season is closed.

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