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JiggingSpoon

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JiggingSpoon

Well finally got the boat out on a lake on friday evening, it was cold and windy, but i did manage to catch numerous crappies and sunfish, too bad the average size was from 6-8 inches, and those are the crappies i am talking about, but it was a lot of fun, they were suprisingly very shallow and very active, i didnt need any live bait just little jigs and they nailed them, i did have one fathead and put that on and fulled up about a 12 incher, but that was the only one with size, and i found out my motor is falling apart, now the boat is at the shop and the mechanic pretty much gave us a brochure for a new boat, not really how we wanted to start the new fishing year, but oh well, at least i get a new boat though, good luck all
JS

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Moose-Hunter

Hey there J.S....

I'm planning a trip to Wacky this afternoon if the weather holds. And my "to-do list" gets a bit shorter shocked.gif ... Any other info? Are the docks out yet at the public access?

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TMan

Danny - what boat were you in? I was out there also. I was in a Ranger 617 w 150 Opti. I'm a local and don't post much but always wanted to run into you other local folk. TMan

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Moose-Hunter

Hey there Tman....

Seeing as you'd like to run into local folk... Keep an eye out for a blue Lund sport'n a 75 Yamaha. Just look for the only blue boat on the lake with downriggers. shocked.gif You betcha... They're dynamite on suspended Crappie!! rolleyes.gif LOL!!!

Hope to see you out there....

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M-H (aka: Dan)

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danny berg

We were the 3 guys in the beige crestliner, our other group was in the blue alumacraft.

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danny berg

Hey M-H,
Went out last night after work with a couple of your neighbors, found a hot spot, caught around 75 fish total, perch, sunnies, crappies and the out of season bass. The biggest crappie was 11.5" the smallest was too small to measure, if you know what I mean. Action was hot and heavy for a while. We ran out of minnows and had to borrow some from another group, also from your neighborhood, that was fishing alongside us. Water level is pretty low, so watch out in some of the shallower areas.
The docks are going in at both Nancy's landing and Mase's.

Later,

Danny

[This message has been edited by danny berg (edited 04-15-2004).]

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JiggingSpoon

Hey guys, sorry didn;t see this til today, anyways, the docks weren't at the public as of last week, but the crappies are hitting real well, and you can get a few keepers to eat of ya want, maybe i'll see some of ya out there, ran out of minnows, then wax worms, then just a flu-flu, all caught lots of fish
JS

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Moose-Hunter

What's happening out on Waconia lately? And what ever happened to In Towne Guy? Don't tell me he get's summers off?

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snagged

I was out on Waconia today in Waconia Bay and the crappie and bluegill were hitting really good, but they were all mostly small. I did catch a 4 lb bass though on a waxie.

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MattsGal

If anyone is fishing Waconia...come pick me up!! Matt is working and I'm here looking at the lake...not fishing the lake! smile.gif I want to fish!!!!!

<MattsGal><<

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Moose-Hunter

Now ya tell me......

If I had known that..... Well, let's just say a seat in my boat just opened up recently and I would have really enjoyed the company. Maybe some other time.

Fishing alone is all well and good, but sometimes sharing time on the water, especially with another FM'er, can be just what the doctor ordered.

BTW... Before all the "typical guy comments" start flying.... This is a fishing site remember?!!! I ain't trollin' for nothing that ain't got gills!!! So SIMMER DOWN!!

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MattsGal

Matt, Nick, and I just got off the lake. Very windy! Caught a few fish and caught a few rays! smile.gif I was catching them steadily in the bay, but most of them were pretty small. Only kept 3 big crappies. Were any of you guys on the lake today?

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I wasn't able to get out this weekend. I picked the new boat up on Saturday, and got to take it home and put it in the garage to feed the in-laws. Sunday was too busy for me as well.

Drove past the SE side of the lake Sunday - the swells were huge!

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basmastermatt

Waconia has been on fire..........alot of small fish as everyone has been saying but fast action...I live on the lake and spend a lot of time out there...If any one cares to they can get an updated Waconia report by going to my bio and then clicking the link. I will try and keep you all up to date.. Good luck and Good Fish'n.......
Matt

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WALLEYENUTZ

My buddy and I fish Waconia Bay with about a billion other boats. We had a awesome time. I would guess we boated around 200 crappies. Most of them were small, but did manage to keep a limit of fish over 10 inches.
BTW
It's not a typo, yes 200 fish. at one point in the day I casted 10 times and caught 9 fish.

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danny berg

Hey NUTZ...
You forgot to tell them it didn't matter if the bait was plastics or minnows, live or dead, they were biting on any combination. I put on a green ice fishing jig with a white plastic worm and they were still biting. picked up a old dried up minnow off the floor of the boat they were still biting. The fish were biting so fast I didn't have time to drink my 7-up.
And yes it was over 200 fish caught, plus the ones that let go at the boat.

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basmastermatt

They are about done spawing already in the bay. The crappies got hit hard for about a week and a half. They are pretty tough to catch now. Still a few biting here and there. They should bite again on the north side if we ever get any calm days. Doesn't look good for at least four to five days. Good Luck and Good Fish'n
Matt

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WALLEYENUTZ

Crappies are still biting. buddy and I caught a ton last night.

p.s. Crappies spawn in 64 degree water. They haven't even started to spawn!

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