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Big Birch or Horseshoe Chain

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Rather_B_Fishing

I'm thinking about trying Big Birch or the Horseshoe Chain this weekend. I've never been to either one. I don't have a 4 wheeler or sled so I'd have to drive my 1/2 ton pickup (4WD) out. Is one of them better than the other in terms of getting around on the lake(s) in a pickup?

Thanks.

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ndsufootball

I myself would probably hit horseshoe, they are both pretty good lakes but horseshoe right now the fish are coperating more than on big birch. I also think it's a little eaisier to get around on horseshoe as well. Any lake is kinda tough right now with the snow, but there are a few roads on the shoe and you should be fine.

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Rick G

Fishin is kinda hit and miss on the chain. Fri I did well sun and today were slow. Finding fish isnt the probalem its geting them to bite. Today I had the camara down and watched the crappies just kinda push the minnows around with there mouth closed. The good news is a few walleyes can be had in the evening but it is only about a one hour bite and more than half the fish are under 12in. There are some roads out on the lakes and travel with a 2wd truck shouldnt be a huge probalem just remember to bring a shovel and to stay away from the river and anywhere there is a bridge as the chain has some curent runing through it and some areas dont have enough ice to suport an atv mutch less a vehical. 16-18in of ice in the bays

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