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jigginjim

There has n't been many guys fishing Buffalo this winter so far. The lake is really dark. The night bite is slower then a turtle with out legs. The day bite does produce much better.

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Tom Sawyer

Good looking fish expl. Thanks for the reports guys.

This stable weather should get the fish cranked up by the weekend.

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expl

Depending on what lake and if its cloudy or sunny out the nite bite is on or off.The water on some lakes was really stirred up from the wind before they froze,some are clearing up slowly some are not.

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fishersofmen

Buffalo was dead for me too this past Saturday but I just got back from Red so that made up for it and then some.

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Naturboy

Can anyone report the ice conditions on Clearwater?

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terrible_fisherman

12 inches of good clear ice prior to the weekend as long as you were away from channels and current. Sunday had 2 inches plus of standing water on a lot of the ice where I was. It is firming up again now with the cold. I saw a car on it and four wheelers out today. I am waiting another couple days for all the slop to freeze before heading out again.

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MNBEEF

Was out on Buffalo yesterday ice is good 9" where I was NE end, the snow actually froze on the ice and made things a lot less slippery. I've been out twice and can only find the dink perch. Not sure if I need to try a different lake or just keep trying new spots/times.

Good Fishing

MNBEEF

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WalleyeSlayer21

I was on buffalo lake on saturday.. full-46849-51891-image.jpg

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fishTankin

busy and packed on buffalo? nice crappy and eye perchslayer. smile

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WalleyeSlayer21

Thanks!! last saturday when i was there there was 20-30 portables and a few wheel houses, and wheelers, that was in front of courthouse. by 30feet hole there was around 30 or so people Also.

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hydro

Perchslayer, Thanks for sharing the pictures! It makes the site much more interesting.

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WalleyeSlayer21

Anyone having luck on buffalo? Might be coming to buffalo Fri, saturday, sunday.. but Just wondering, you dont have to share if you dont wanna.Id like to know if the walleyes and crappies are still biting and how much ice is still there? Thanks to the people who will respond.

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son_of_fishlein

Anyone been out on Buffalo lately? Is there much of a night bite? Never been on the lake, thinking tonight and/tomorrow - looking for crappies mostly, won't discriminate an eye or two...

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perry p

The reports I've heard is that's slow everywhere. I was on Pleasant lake today. I walked the whole north shore and caught only one pike. There are a couple of other lakes I'm interested in, but mostly my son and I will be preparing for the Spring turkey hunt.

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Naturboy

I went out to a lake yesterday I haven't been on this year and found hardly anyone out there. It was such a lite bite at first but I figured I'd try the smallest glow white diamond jig tipped with a PowerBait Crappie nibble and that worked well. I did catch a 8 inch crappie that slammed a minnow head on a buckshot. He must have thought he was really something. I was in 13 feet of water, and when I left at 8:45 pm I still had fish under me. full-44005-52331-image.jpg

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Naturboy

Well they were really biting yesterday. Started in deeper water trying to find eyes but seems they were not hungry then around 2:00 I went to about 11 feet of water and found fish that were hungry. Gills and crappie. I was using red euros on a road jig I think. Didn't keep any of the 7 - 8 inch gills but kept 8 crappie from 10 - 12 inches. I was busy all afternoon. full-44005-52543-image.jpg

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Tom Sawyer

Good job Paul smile

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Avid Angler

Wow is this area dead. Not a post in February.

I am still pounding pan fish. Just not around here.

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Fish On! Guide Service

Having a feast on Washington. Eyes galore just off the white stucco house...if you can find it.

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Avid Angler

What are you feasting on??? It sure can't be walleyes. Season is closed.

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Fish On! Guide Service

Walleyes aren't very good at reading books or relenting from a good feed - Few pannies being caught throughout the day, walleye smorgasbord at dusk.

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Naturboy

Can anyone tell me how much snow fell in the area around Annandale the other day? Thanks

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GIANT1

dusting

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Naturboy

Thanks Giant, just wanted to know if I can get around in my minivan yet.

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Tom Sawyer

With the winds we've had over the last few days, there's probably less snow on the main lake, then the time we ran into each other last week Paul. I would think twice about south and north shoreline accesses with your van though. I'm sure it drifted in pretty good in those areas.

The lake you were on might be alright.

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sunniewally

LAKES ARE FINE, ACCESS MIGHT BE ALTTLE TOUGH. HAVE A SHOVEL. JOHN WAS OK

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Avid Angler

Saved the worst for last.

I went out Saturday and fished five different lakes with very little luck.

Tried lots of different depths from 4-22 ft. It was all garbage.

I was in the Kinston, Dassel area.

I'm done with the ice. Bring out the long rods.

Avid

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mrpike1973

I'm done to Avid your right lets get the boats ready

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workin4bait

Much the same here on Sunday and Monday,I am hanging up the icefishing stuff and getting the boat ready.

Note about the ice conditions; There were spots that were very "soft and spongy", I was surprised to see how fast it got bad.

workin'

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sunniewally

lot of open water on lake Marion today!

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