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SigTwitch

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SigTwitch

Has anyone been out to Eagle or Pelican lately? I haven't heard alot of talk. I am heading out to Eagle this weekend for some panfishing and just seeing if anyone has been out in the area.

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stretch

i live really close to eagle and heard that the crappies and panfish are doing pretty good. same with the northerns. i wouldn't waste my time with pelican but you can try if want.

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SigTwitch

Yeah, that's about what I heard as well. I heard a few guys are even heading across the street with tipups and pulling out northerns on little eagle as well.

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jigginjim

Has anyone fished Birch lake near Monticello?

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daylate$short

Not recently, was there a couple a years ago. caught alot of hammer handles.

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Bigslugger

I would try Limestone. Good for pike, sunfish and crappies (if you happen to find them) action during the day and when dusk come the crappies hit well.

A fairly simple lake to figure out also

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huntersgp

Hey Stretch are you talking the Eagle by Ida?

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stretch

yup Eagle lake just down the road from Ida.

you can catch alot of smaller northerns out of little eagle. and saw a guy pull a 32" walleye out of little eagle too. believe me if you want but it is true.

as for birch lake you can catch some nice crappies some decent northerns also.

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Drewski

Eagle has plenty of sunnies and crappies.

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Bigslugger

My buddy pulled up a 24" walleye out on Eagle yesterday

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JIGGIN'

Where is Birch located? Is it close to Eagle?

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stretch

ya it's about 3 miles to the east of eagle lake

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jigginjim

How's the access going on tou Eagle? I work in Monti. maybe some evening hit it on the way home.

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stretch

it's pretty good. they re-did the the access last year. you shouldn't have a problem at all.

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bassphish2005

Ya that new access will let a whole bunch of big boats on the lake.I liked the old access,4x4 only and kept the pressure down,the lake is fertile,but pressure will take it's toll

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