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Dahitman44

Pelican Lake report II

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Well we made it out to the fish house last night and it was pretty easy since I took the sled. The snow is deep and will be a pain for anyone that uses a truck or wheeler.

The road is filled in and not good condition.

The fishing was S-L-O-W.

Caught a slimer at 4 p.m. and then had some "vexilar action" but no bites. It was still fun to get out there. There was one other guy out there with his sled otherwise nobody.

Hopefully the weather levels off so things will get better.

Hitman

There was no flooding where I am located, thank goodness.

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ole

So you think 4 wheelers would be a waste to haul up from the cities? I though about it, but doesn't sound too good.

ole

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eyehunter

Hitman....where have you been?? I finally got the house out a few weeks ago. The fishing however is horrible. I've caught only one perch, if that tells you anything. I guess I'll just have to go out there and catch a buzz, because that house isn't moving until the slush freezes up so that I can get it off. Stop by and say hi if you're out on the sled.

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Dahitman44

Eye --

I have wanted to come out and visit but I have been out-of-town or doing "stuff" almost every weekend with Christmas, then a trip to AZ and then storms have not helped either.

I have been a little "parched" so I can even drink one of your beers ...

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Dahitman44

Well, I think wheelers will be pretty tough but it depends on if the road opens and then you can try and avoid the big drifts, but I will not lie to you -- it will be tough.

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BiffleFan

Hit Is my little spearhouse still out there? I can't figure out why the lake is so murky. The Ice fishin has basically sucked on pelican for a few years in my opinion. Of course the way i and most people fish is i the big houses that don't move. Hopefully it will be better one day. Krebsy PS Any body put a STRAIGHT ROAD in yet or should weget together and pay someone to get a road goin?

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Dahitman44

I think Barry is getting a guy to put a straight road out there - -man the guy that did the first one must have had WAY too many beers.

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Dahitman44

went out with the kids after school today -- missed six. Good action and the boys had fun.

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Dahitman44

warning -- no road ...

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Dahitman44

The fishing continues to be VERY slow on Pelican. Between Three houses we iced zero eyes.

There is no road going from the west access and you will get stuck if you try to drive a truck.

Hopefully it will get better this week as the weather gets more regular.

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Double A

....."When the weather gets more regular"

What is your ideal ice fishing weather pattern?

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Dahitman44

oh -- that is easy - -where it does not change every day or two and we don;t have front after front.

When I am fishing eyes I find that having similar weather for three days or so helps the activity of the fish.

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Dahitman44

Hit Pelican yesterday and actually iced 2 decent eyes. We were the only ones out there and they hit in big shiners red hook 22 fow at abound 6:30.

May have gotten more but my "feed it till they (word choice)" backfired cause the big on tangled up all our lines so we lost about 20 minutes trying to get them all fixed up.

By the time we were down again it was less than a minute and we had our second.

Not a lot of action but entertaining.

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Diehardfishing

Hitman, you venturing out there today. I was thinking about going out there to bare's house later in the afternoon. How was the road??? Im guessing I will be walking out to the house.

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Dahitman44

The road is NOT usable.

Sled only.

It sucks.

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