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I am heading to Ely this weekend. I have places on Shagawa, Little Long, Wolf, Miner's, Burntside, Clear Lake. Does anyone have any good info on any of these lakes for ice fishing or nearby lakes. Note: I am not looking for lakers at this time, but maybe next year.

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If you want to go after stream trout you could hit Miners. There you wouldn't have to go to far from shore. You could fish the timber a little ways out and possibly catch rainbows or brookies.

Besides trout what would you want to fish for? Crappies would be an option. Fall, Farm, Garden would be some options close to Ely. Head out to a deep hole with a minnow and

Unfortunately, I really know nothing about about Little Long, Wolf or Clear Lake so I am of no help to you there. crazy

Good luck on where ever you head out to.

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I have places on Shagawa, Little Long, Wolf, Miner's, Burntside, Clear Lake.

Dude! Can I be you? Just kidding, but that is a lot of places! smilesmile

Sorry I can't help much. Once laker season opens in winter, no other kind of fishing matters much to me.

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Musky, what depth for which kind of fish? Casey mentioned stream trout and crappies. I can help you a little bit on the streamers (and others here do a lot more streamer fishing than I do).

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For the stream trout on Miners you could go from about 5' under the ice down to about 5' off the bottom and every where in between.

For the crappies, look for a deep hole and I would suggest starting 6' off the bottom and possibly move up to 12' off the bottom. If you have a flasher or fish finder you'll be able to adjust accordingly, they may be in a little different section of the water column than what I suggested.

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Looking for crappies and pike in the Ely area. Have been coming to Ely since I was a little kid, but have never ice fished before. I am coming up this weekend and any tips on where to set up would be greatly appreciated.

thanks

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Not looking for pike this year, but next year plan to start ice fishing early in the Ely area. Thanks for the tip though.

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