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MNfishtrapper

Whaletail Lk in Saint Bonni

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MNfishtrapper

Anyone know about whaletail Lk in saint bonni? Duck hunted there but never fished. I understand there may have been a die off this summer?

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markkstanley

There was a big die off of smaller crappies and bass. Haven't fished it this winter but from what I've heard it's been slow.

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MNfishtrapper

Looks like a nice river eye'!? Is that where you got her??

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iFishMN.YT

The tail is near dead, waiting a couple years to go back.

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markkstanley

The eye is from Mississippi Pool 4 13.25lbs I'm working on the 14lb

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Sonicrunch

That lake just can't support the pressure it gets.

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PerchJerker

I haven't fished it this year but drive by it from time to time and it doesn't seem like it's been too busy this year, at least from what I've seen.

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iFishMN.YT

I drive by it on the way to conia, not too many people this year, last year was a little crazy. Lot less fish to be caught this year thats probably why theres less people.

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jjohnson5150

Has anyone driven to the tail? I'm curious on ice conditions in that general area. Thanks.

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fishnowworknever

I drive by it on the way to conia, not too many people this year, last year was a little crazy. Lot less fish to be caught this year thats probably why theres less people.

Well the part of the lake you can see from 92 is really shallow, the deeper part of the lake, and the part that holds most of the fish, is back around the corner in the other bay.

It gets to 21-22 fow back there.

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BigGrassBass

Can you drive all the way to the "tail"? I know that channel area is probably OK but I want to find out before I try it this weekend. Anyone know?

Thanks,

BGB

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CrappieKiller01

do hit up the back bay. channel has ruffly 20-24 inches of ice. and same with other parts of the lake. after going through the channel i took a left and went straight out from the big fallen tree. was in 14 fow. marked fish right away. small crappies and perch. also if you are there put out a tip up or two. i got a nice 4 lb bass out there and buddy of mine got up a 38 inch northern and also straightened the hook out on another. was pretty good action up until dark then it slowed down.drill holes till u find fish. i bet i drilled atleast 30 holes and bam was on fish rest of the day.

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