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shek

Millacs vs. Winnebago

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shek

My father inlaw is in town and he fishes Winnebago for jumbo perch and walleyes and says it's better than Millacs. I want to take him out there tomorrow and show him some nice perch and walleyes. We don't have a wheeler but are willing to walk. I was told by a buddy go out about 300 yds just north of garrison and they are spread out there. Is there a better place to go. I've only fished the big pond in the summer. Could someone PM me and I will take the spot to my death bed.

Millacs has to be better smile

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smartguy

Sorry, I can't help you about perch locations, but I do want to warn you about the dangerous ice (or lack of it) near Garrison. Be careful if you go out through that part of the lake - there should be aposting about "Ice" in this forum which will fillyou in more.

Good luck

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TRZ II

"Jumbo" perch on winnebago are about 9". What they consider nice most people on mille lacs don't even keep! They do get huge numbers but they are marginal keepers. If you get a true jumbo he will be shocked...

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shek

Well we went out today off of Eddie's by hennepin park and walked out about 3/4 mile drilled out driest hole it was 16 ft. Walked another 150 yds 18 ft and walah perch. It is funny that you said 9 is jumbo because his first one was 8. He was already happy.We got out around noon and fished until dark. Put 18 in the bucket. Biggest being 11 1/2 most 10. He was impressed so the day was a success.

I have been to Winnebago and kept 6-7 inchers and cringed when he threw them in the livewelll. You catch a 10 ever so often out there.

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DRH1175

How about Mille Lacs vs Winnibigoshish? I havn't fished winni in years. But I have caught many 12+ inch jumbos on mille Lacs. I am building a skid house to put on one of these 2 lakes. Mille lacs is closer but if the fishing is that much better on Winni why not just haul it there.

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gregg52

well this year better ice on winnie

I fish both alot well winnie more now than mille lacs but i have my time in over there

and i'd say consistently better bite on winnie specially as the winter goes...actually the best fishin though the ice I've had up there is in Feb for walleyes and northens

i dont target perch much but we did catch some and couple nice ones i'm sure it is like mille lacs you hafta weed though them

but walleyes i think you catch more on winnie BUT you arnt going to catch or have a shot at as big as you might on mille lacs but theres lots of 20-25inch to be caught on winnie

the big thing I really believe in is find a hump and theres plenty to pick from that hasnt seen any action and is way off the roads and traffic

i think that is the single most imporatant thing up there

ya people will tell you they caught fish staying at this place or that

and they probably did but you will get twice what they to!

just my opinion....i'm not really smart...but old..lol

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