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00rowe

Another Successful trip with Jonny and Kelly P

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00rowe

Another trip with the Waskish Minnow Station brought on the same results as previous years with a few twists. We arrived at the six man sleeper on Thursday around 1 p.m., via a secret route with countless twists and turns to one of Grandpa P's old secret spots, Thank God for a compass or we wouldn't have known which way was up. We were catching fish within the hour we arrived, enough to have a big fish fry yet that night. On Friday afternoon the Pike action heated up, with 2 35" and a 38". We didn't catch any crappies, but the abundant walleye's in the 14-20" range more than made up for it, around 70 in all, and a few bonus 11" perch, in under 2 days of fishing. Pink glow seemed the most consistant, shiners outfished the fatheads, and deadsticks more productive than jigging. Pike ate 2 big shiners and 1 fathead, nothing on the suckers. There were a few walleyes each night caught on the rattle reels. Thanks again to Jonny, Kelly, and Patsy for an awesome trip, I'll send some pics as soon as I can.

Mike

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jjohnson5150

Nice report. I can't wait to be up fishing in one of their 2 man sleepers next weekend. Was there a particular time of day / night that saw the best action?

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00rowe

The action was pretty steady, there were a couple of "runs" in the morning and again late afternoon, the bites at night were bunched together, a couple around midnight, maybe 1 am, never looked at the watch, just caught the fish, rebaited and back to sleep. Pike were all after 2:30 p.m. but before dark. The bite was a little slower this morning with the east winds, hopefully some steadier weather will get the bite going again. Good luck.

Mike

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Random guy

00rowe, I got the pictures, very nice indeed...off course we are still trying to get rid of all those minnows. We have to be down to a small 5/6 dozen by now. grin

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