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MinnetonkaMan

North Long Merrifield Bay Drivability

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MinnetonkaMan

Hi Just checking to see if you can get around the bay with a truck and wheelhouse. We have 4x4 but would suck to get stuck. We have a cabin up their but havent been up since everyone has been saying slush and snow is bad on the lakes. Also any sunnies or crappies bitting.

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gregg52

not real easy but theres lots of traffic and people moving around out dependin on where you wanna go but several plowed roads out there i ve moved around some with a wheel sometime breaking a trail without the house hooked behind

so i guess with a little thought and effort i d say go for it

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I was thinking of going from the access to about an imaginary line from the Boy Scout camp across to the point. No further because we have done really good in years past in that half of the bay for eyes and pannies. Gregg52 what are u fishing for out their if you dont want to say give me an em ail at ryan dot schaitberger at mnsu dot edu Would be greatly appreciated. We have a cabin pretty close to the [PoorWordUsage] camp. Thanks for the info

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gregg52

i had to move around was kinda slow

we did a couple eys 22inch

last move got on some nice crappies nose to tail the bottom of a 5 gal pail a few bigger

i'd say i was bout half way kinda staight out on the road the road turns to the right i got off right there went to right

kinda behind a small gray house i think it was

i was on a sharp break 12 to 15 is where i fished

the was little over week ago

sounds like your going to have some great weather could maybe turn the fish on who knows

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MinnetonkaMan

I like that It took out Boy Scout . Thanks for the info. It sounds nice and hopefully the fish bite. Down here Lots of 8-9 inch crappies and small sunnies is all for the winter, but size up their defiianetly improves Last year we got 1/2 lb to 3/4 lb gills on the weekend after houses had to be off. Late ice is my favorite time but this year probably will miss it because of a little trip snow goosin in Mizzuo the second week of March. Again thanks for the info.

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late night

Driving off the plowed roads is possible after last weekends warm-up. I drove all over a different lake Sunday with no problems.

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gregg52

warmer this week maybe big storm comin mon tue

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ASMOLEY

Was out on Wend. had no problem moving around the bay off the plowed roads. 4x4 needed and i would bring a shovel just in case:-) Fish wern't really acttive i did alot of hole hopping to keep my rod busy.

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