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Rather_B_Fishing

Are folks driving trucks out on Blue and/or Green yet? How thick is the ice now? Thanks.

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monstermoose78

15-23 inches in most areas 

Don’t drive through the narrows on blue headed towards little blue you will sink your truck.

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monstermoose78

Yes lots of truck traffic

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Cret Jigs

I will be out on Blue on Saturday morning. ... see you out there 

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monstermoose78

Saw you !!

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Brandon Klatt

Went up to Knife lake today to see if i could find some slab crappies. After drilling countless holes and only 1 crappie to show for it was thinking about packing it in. Then i notice a mark 1ft under the ice, bam a nice 12in slab. fished 2:45-8pm, bite was good 6:30-8.  Caught a good amount of crappies, key was to be 6-8ft of water and most fish were 1-4ft down. All crappies were released, with how hard this lake gets its nice to see there's still slabs in there and wish the DNR would put a 5 crappie limit on the lake, even down to 3 would be great. 

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gimruis
8 hours ago, Brandon Klatt said:

All crappies were released, with how hard this lake gets its nice to see there's still slabs in there and wish the DNR would put a 5 crappie limit on the lake, even down to 3 would be great. 

Well played.  Wish more people had that attitude.  Even a reduced statewide limit and/or a minimum keeper size would be fine by me.

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Brandon Klatt

Exactly, a 5fish limit would do wonders.

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MinDak Hunter

Hit Green for a couple hours this afternoon, almost zero traffic and the sunnies were active. It’s nice to see this lake is back!

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1 hour ago, MinDak Hunter said:

Hit Green for a couple hours this afternoon, almost zero traffic and the sunnies were active. It’s nice to see this lake is back!

Green has some nice gills. Glad to hear they are biting

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