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Where should I fish Tuesday afternoon/evening?

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Just got laid off for a while, nothing to do but fish. Im lookin for a spot to try out close to bloomington where I can bring the fiance with no truck to get on the ice. Ive been having decent luck for pannies on bush but I was thinkin about tryin some tip ups for northern tomorow. any sugestions or tips would be appreciated. if its a secret drop me an e-mail @ miller dot audie @gmail.com Thanks

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DoubleLunger

Waconia has been pretty hot for eyes.

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MinnetonkaMan

Waconia also has been pretty good for crappies in 15-20 right before dark and late afternoon with a red hook and a small minnow.

DoubleLunger what depth have u been picking the eyes up we have hit spots that we did good last year in deep and shallow water. We are still zippo on the eyes.

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Moonie

Mule...

Waconia would be a good bet for craps during low light. You can take a car out there too... good "roads." most lakes should be good to drive on in a car if you stay on the beaten path. I've heard rumors of Pike being caught on tipups on Normondale lake in Bloomington. I saw a permanent out there yesterday as well. Tonka is a good pike lake as well. I've heard that Bush, Highland and all those little lakes have nice pike and tiger muskies in them... find the weedlines and fish around the 5-10foot mark (give or take). Fish could be high as well cruising a ouple feet under the ice (saw this on eagle in plymouth a few weeks ago). Hope this helps.

What's the report from Bush lake for pannies?

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Mule...

What's the report from Bush lake for pannies?

Ive found the crappies by the sunken pipe line from 8-9 at night,I dont know where to go after that, but ill keep trying to find them. I havent found many blue gill/sunfish aside fromj dinky ones by the fishing pier/boat access.

I tried stieger lake for a few hours today with no luck, but thats about par for the course with me trying new lakes this year. we were targetting northern and were feeling lazy so we moved around close to the shore by the boat launch and area where the tourney was just held with no luck. Ive heard that the the west side of the lake has mor weeds and northern so im gonna try there another day.

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