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West Metro fishing Action??


PSourasinth

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What has the fishing action been like on the West Metro Lakes? Any lake suggestions on what's hot?

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Waconia- Last week was good for crappies in 14-15 feet of water off Pillsbury and Center reef among the many houses set on the spot. We had a few days with our limits of mostly 10 inchers with some smaller ones released. Most fish were suspended from 11 feet down to the bottom. It was funny though because most of the aggressive bigger fish I saw rise from the bottom to hit my rig set at about 12 feet down. These fish were by no means heavy hitters though, so keep a close eye on your float bobber or spring bobber. I was using my lightest panfish rod spooled with 2 pound vanish line. They simply didn't want anything set up with heavier test. They seem to be very finicky and we had to keep our bait moving (but not too much) or they didn’t show interest. I was using a white with orange glowing ice jig tipped with the smallest crappie minnows I could get from my bucket. Smaller fish took larva. This week I’ve been out. I’ve notice that these fish now are in the same general area but have shifted to the water that’s about 17 to 18 feet deep and more finicky. No big guys yet though. Mostly 8 inchers. I’ve tried locating the walleye’s but haven’t been successful yet. It can be hit or miss out there. I know the trick on Waconia is to find a spot that’s away from the crowds. I understand the north end of the lake on the edges of the submerged week lines are good places to start looking. If any one has tips let me know.

~Good fishing!

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I've been out on Lake Independence around 4-9pm 2-3 times during the past week, but the fishing has been slow. 2-3 eye's each time, but they are to small to keep(estimating about 7-10"). I've been fishing in anywhere from 10 to 30 fow, but haven't had any luck with the crappies or panfish.

Any suggestions?

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Tons of people out on parley it looked like a fishing contest out there! I was out last night for a bit and caught some sunfish and smaller crappies. I left at sundown becuase I just cant stand fishing in a group of houses that big so i went to a different lake.

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I was actually out this weekend with my wife's friend's husband. We went out to Independence Lake on Saturday, from 3am-9am. We were hitting the crappies pretty good in about 20-25 fow. The crappies were anywhere from 9-11", a couple of them were 12. They were mainly suspended 2-3 ft from the bottom.

Give me a jingle if you need a fishing buddy or would like to tag along with me the next time I go. If you're interested you can contact me at my home e-mail at psourasin at comcast dot net or my work e-mail at psourasinth at deltak dot com.

Looking forward to hearing from you. Let's go fishin.

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feb 07 starts 1 pm on whale tail, given by the local boyscouts, and theres one on maple lake on jan 24 th on big maple lake, hope to see you all there, hot chocolate is on my and dont touch my beer.

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