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Loon Lake Fishing Reports - (by lake crystal)

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joer

anybody on loon

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riverrat56

Haven't heard much recently about Loon.

Welcome to FM though joer!

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mnhunter79

Dead sea. fished it 3 days ago for a few hrs. not a bite. Didnt even mark one frown

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joer

did here there is a good night bite on the walleyes, last time i checked there still wasnt the greatest access, perms set up over by the aeriation, dont know if its on though.

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joer

heard theres been some good walleyes on loon at night

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riverrat56

Only one way to find out!

People stay pretty tight lipped about Lake Crystal/Loon Lake, when the bite is good its usually great and there can be a ton of fish taken out in a short period of time.

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zepman

It's a boom or bust type of lake (Loon). You can sit out there for 24 hours and not even mark a fish...there are better options this time of year IMO.

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joer

nice sittin on the lake doing a little fishkin and watchin axemen, repeats but still good stuff

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mnhunter79

Only one way to find out!

People stay pretty tight lipped about Lake Crystal/Loon Lake, when the bite is good its usually great and there can be a ton of fish taken out in a short period of time.

HA!!! southern half of MN is tight lipped when a good bite is goin. Did catch 10 nice crappies this saturday. I better not tell where though, bein there are about 1000 ppl already on the lake. (nowhere near kato) smile

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smeese

Nothing on loon the last couple times out. Once it dies out there it is done for winter. I will try again next week then move to madison.

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TruthWalleyes

On loon yesterday for the first time. at least 30 holes spread out around the whole lake, aerator included. Didn't mark 1 fish...never been on the ice and not marked a fish.

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mnhunter79

Same thing happened to me a week ago. Fished the south side, west side and north side. Missed one on a waxie, and caught a 6" eye all day.

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