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Since this forum is all but dead (since the fishing went to sh*t) sans the occasional lake-management/harvest firestorm, thought I'd lighten it up with a great pic off the webcam today. Assuming good ice, I'm still going to take at least one crack at things this year. Anyone else?

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mrklean

Gonna bring the spear house up and give it a couple tries

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M1dwestF1sh

As soon as I can ride the sled to the flats I'm going out. I know its been aweful fishing but worth a shot.

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AceintheHole

Planning on heading up to cove bay this weekend to chase some pike for the day. Don't need to venture out that far to hit some fishable water and I'm sure the ice will be fine by then .......

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Stick in Mud

I don't think the fishing has been *that* bad...and I'm guessing (hoping?) that this winter will be better than most are expecting. That being said, expectations aren't that high, so maybe this isn't saying much. smile

We'll still have the houses out there this year. I'll probably skip the Pond a few times to head elsewhere, but I'll still probably spend 20 nights on the ice (if we can avoid any major snowstorms that screw everything up). I'm pretty low-key when ice fishing....a good book and a cold drink make me happy. Fish are a bonus. smile

Plus, there are always the pike. Big sucker minnows + tip-ups = fun.

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AceintheHole

With this cold there should a good 8" out there by Saturday. Not going out to far dragging my clam out there. Thinking 7'-9' along the weed edges.

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Walleyehooker

I forgot about the spearing. Anyone know the regs for spearing on ML this year? Cant seem to find them on the DNR HSOforum. Would be fun spearing in that clear water.

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AceintheHole

Check out spear houses on wakon. There a link to the DNR web site

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mrklean

I forgot about the spearing. Anyone know the regs for spearing on ML this year? Cant seem to find them on the DNR HSOforum. Would be fun spearing in that clear water.

Pike limits are 10 fish with only 1 over 30", the season is also extended till I believe the end of March but don't quote me on that one, this is Pike regs in general no special spearing regs

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Walleyehooker

Ya I saw the general regs for pike but thought maybe spearing might be different. If anyone near or going by Elk River decides to go up and try some spearing and is looking for someone to tag along and split expenses I might be interested. Ive got a pop up and a brand new custom made spear that hasn't touched the water yet.

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Bandersnatch

Since this forum is all but dead (since the fishing went to sh*t) sans the occasional lake-management/harvest firestorm, thought I'd lighten it up with a great pic off the webcam today. Assuming good ice, I'm still going to take at least one crack at things this year. Anyone else?

With good ice, I'll get up for a day of reading now and then I guess!!

Hopefully I will be able to rent a day house off the rocks around Doe Island and fish Pike and Perch.

Walleye/Crappie I stay closer to the Cities now a days.

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