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Al.Wichman

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Al.Wichman

Every other big lake in MN has a ton of reports, this lake you would think nobody fishes it. I am curious because I am bringing my dad and brother up in late February and am getting nervous that I chose the wrong lake.

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cluelessfisherman

Wish I could chime in on a report, but I haven't been out there this year yet.

Cass doesn't get as much ice fishing pressure as many of the other larger lakes in the state, but there is good fishing out there to be had.

Hopefully someone will chime in with a good report for ya.

I am confident in saying that you didn't choose the wrong lake wink

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Borch

It a very good lake. Get jumbo perch, walleye, pike, panfish, tullibee or whitefish.

Lots of opportunities on the chain.

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laportian

Tried to fish this afternoon but just ended up exploring. There are a few bigger pressure ridges out there. I went out of the public access and headed north towards Allens Bay and there is a big one out in front of the resorts. I was looking for a place to cross and slipped in up to my knees. I got pretty wet so i just jumped in the truck and drove around. i follwed the ridge to shore and it ended about 20 yards from shore. So scooted around it and drove across to Star Island. I found another big ridge running from the S.E.side of the island over towards Ceder island. Im drying my gear out now and plan on hitting it in the morning. We stopped and drilled a few hole and found there to be about 14 inches. Nice to be able to move around out there this year. Should be good unless it snows in.

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Jim Uran

Well how did you do laportian?

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laportian

Zap! Couple dink perch here and there. I went and watched football around 1 or so. Then ran all the way to Red with my tale between my legs. Did better there.

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theharvester

because people dont want to go to their lake or spots and see an army and then the fish size with all the pressure goes way down thats why.the area for decent fish is shrinking and slowly moving north . thank god for high gas prices

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laportian

I live about 20 minutes from cass and it is like a minute from my office and I fish it more later in the season. As the days get longer I find it easy to get done at work at 4 and get a couple hours of fishing in a few days during the work week. I fish red most weekends and that is getting pretty busy. I guess last weekend I wanted to get away, just wish the bite would have been better. Cass is usually always mellow even on weekends. It's super easy to get far from anyone out there.

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H0LE HOPPER

Just got back from a trip up to cass caught only a few walters and limited out on perch... Though we didnt stay too long on it Fishhed other lakes around it for crappies

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Al.Wichman

No posts for over a week now. Coming in two weeks now and can't wait, anybody been out if so how are you doing? Any certain pattern or color been out doing the rest. I will post a report and hopefully some pictures of how we did.

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eyedawg

I don't think anybody fishes out there viking lol. Couple friends were up N did well on the perch.they fished 5-7 ft that's about all I have sorry

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IL Res

OK, my 2 cents. Just got back from Cass. The perch were on fire. Fished the south end the whole time. We had to sort, but no problem getting jumbo limit in 2-3 hrs. Like Eyedawg said, stay inside 10FOW! Small minnows and red spikes were best.

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