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JBMasterAngler

I might be there the 2nd weekend of january. Is there a good 'pout bite after dark?

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musky_tail05

That's a little early in the year for the prime 'pout bite. I have had some pretty good luck as early as Christmas during some years though. Pike Bay has very good 'pout activity on some of the deeper humps. A 1/4oz glow perch buckshot spoon loaded with two mashed up fatheads has been my best producer.

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bassNspear

Well spearing on kitchie was a little cloudy. it appeared that it will need some time to clear out and the lake just had froze over the week before i was there. this happened a couple years ago also when we had late ice. so in january it should be better. you can still see but not as clear as last year! Andrusia and buck appeared to be the same, a light haze in the water but not bad.

Cass Master

Have you been there in the last few days at all on andrusia?

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thatoneguy

Pulled a 50 1/2" muskie up yesterday morning - quite a tussle on 6 lb fluoro with a medium-light action rod! Successful CPR - I'll post the pics once the guy who took them sends them to me.

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JBMasterAngler

And how is nightfishing for 'eyes?

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thatoneguy

I've pulled a half-dozen pout out of Pike Bay this year in about 20 fow, right at first dark. Not sure when they crank up on Cass or how deep though.

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musky_tail05

I've always had my best luck with pout between February and March, when they're spawning. That's good to hear there's some pout action happening already.

Night fishing for eye's is usually pretty steady. I usually fish right at sunset to about an hour or two after and that's when I have my best luck.

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HUMMER 55

I have not been out there yet since early december but im heading up there tommorrow but not sure ill get to andrusia for spearing.

Cass Master

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HUMMER 55

Nice fish man !!

i may call ya, see if you can go out this week / weekend, ill be up on Wednesday night or Thursday a.m. hows the new toy working ? haha

Cass Master

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thatoneguy

Give me a call next time you're in the area, Cass. Never too hard to twist my arm and get me out there fishing!

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blue_healer_guy

Any big breakers on the lake right now?

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thatoneguy

I haven't seen any waves at all since it froze over. Oh - THOSE breakers. I haven't seen any of those either.

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bassNspear

intersting!

Hows the ice on cass right now?

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Dave Lemieux

Can anyone recommend a good resort near allen bay. Looking at coming up June 12. Used to fish Winne but thought I would like to try Cass area. Mainly panfish.

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cbrooks

There's "Sunset Cove Resort" located on Allens bay.

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Quackaddict9

I was out on Grace last night and caught 3 walleyes between 8:45-9 pm, missed/lost a few others in 20' of water.

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minimite

i will second sunset cove. we have been taking our family vacation up there the last five years in august. last year we also went up over the fourth of the july and it was a blast. awesome firework show and a good party outside of the bar with a band. fishing should be really good when you're planning on going in june. we are heading up the on the 21st to do some ice fishing, sounds like the walleyes have biting well and they should be on the jumbos by the time we get there.just give Al a call and even if their booked up he will point you in the right direction for a place to stay.

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Allensbaynewguy

How much ice in the bay? Coming up next weekend need a report before we head out...

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minimite

ten days ago there was around 16 inches of ice under the snow. not sure what it looks like now after this warm up. hopefully we will still be able to get around with the truck, and this warm weather didn't turn it all to slush. i guess we will find out on thursday when we get there.

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WalleyeZach

I was out on Cass tonight and there was 19" of ice, i was on the east side of the late though. I was in 25 fow and managed 5 eye. Also i didnt run into any slush on the lake.

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Barbara

I am new to this, so bear with me. I have been going to cass lake for 4 years and need some help. I want to catch walleye, perch, and crappie and need to know where I go and what type of bait to use. I am there the 2nd week of June for a week. Any help would be great. Where do I go on lake andrusia, or in allens bay or on cass to catch some fish. I am a woman that loves to fish and do alot of fishing in illinois, but need some big time help on the big lake.

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Barbara

we had a guide the 2nd year, but didn't catch much of anything. I still have the gps coords from that trip-- do they work from year to year? I was told to use leeches and that's ok, but I heard using a crankbait in the evening trolling close to shore works also. I wish I had more than 1 week to fish the big area. I did catch a couple in andrusia by the house on the hill, any other areas? Thanks for all your help

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genegodawa

That is an excellent week to fish on Cass.

We have been going for 30+ yrs now....started for 10 yrs at opener, then 10 yrs at Memorial Day, and the last 10+ after school gets out 'cause the kids started coming with the dads.

We have very good luck for multi-species then. We do not fish Andrusia, but hit Allen's Bay hard and Kitchi and Pike Bay...it all depends on wind too though.

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Barbara

it seems that if you don't catch fish, everyone wants to move to a smaller lake, like lost lake to catch panfish. I would like to continue on cass lake and the chains, so am seeking all the help i can get early in the season. I need to know what type of lures to get. I'll be staying in touch. Thanks again

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Barbara

thanks for everything. I know this is not the time of year to be thinking of spring fishing, but just underwent quad bypass surgery and need to think of bright things in my life. I would like to knock the socks off of the other 10 beginner fishing persons that tag along and give them some hints. It's hard when you are trying to teach others what to do that have never been fishing before and still try to catch some decent fish. I guess that is why all the questions, and I know fishermen DO NOT like to give up the areas fish are biting and give out secrets, but if anyone can dangle a few hints of the trade, will be well worth it for me. I will get ahold of the guide as soon as possible. Thanks again for everything

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bassNspear

19 inches of ice, whew, thats alot of ice!

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DeeJ

What were the eyes biting on?

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Barbara

What type of lures should I bring for all of us? There will be approx 14 of us coming and want to make sure I have enough for all of us and the right kind. Thanks for all the info. I appreciate it.

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WalleyeZach

That night it was a CJS lighting spoon. Tonight though it was your basic minnow and red hook on a deadstick.

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Windy City Walleye Hunter

I would go with some Rapala 5 or 7. As for color, any color will do as long as it is chartreuse! Just kidding, though chartreuse does work. I am partial to silver and black (go White Sox) also silver and blue, black and blue and perch. Just leave a few wallys for me when we get there the end of July!

Windy

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