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My son and I were on a smaller lake by Pine River yesterday.  I would say ice was between 10-12" where we were.  Thanks to the freezing rain on Christmas, there is a crust on top as well.

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ANYFISH2

Fished mule on Saturday, caught plenty on smaller sunfish, keeping 5 7"-8" for a meal.  A few decent crappies mixed in but not many.

 

Fish where in 8-10 ft.of water in standing weeds.

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sartellangler05

Hows the ice? Looking to go just 2 mi north this weekend on Wasburn...

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ANYFISH2

Ice was good for 4 wheelers 15 in or so.  Ice was solid on Saturday.  Not sure what the past couple days did.  We were out in an argo.

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Seems dang slow lately. Had to search and skip from spot to spot to get enough sunnies for a small fish fry. Fish we're deeper than normal. After we got a little chop the smallies cooperate little,

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Tom Sawyer

Deep weed edges have produced crappie during the transition period, before the water gets in the 50s. Rigging or jigging chubs have been a standard tactic for walleye this time of year. If your noticing a lot of debris throughout the water column, turnover may be going on, fish a bigger body of water, they turn over a little latter. Have not been on Webb, just tips for this time of year.... Good luck!

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The panfish tip above is a good tip for Webb. I grew up fishing that lake and I'd say good luck! I haven't caught anything worthwhile in the boat on Webb in years. Tips vary based on species, but the points are good and look for the "hidden treasures"

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Tom Sawyer

Fished a larger body of water South of the Longville area today, and seeing the mix of the thermocline, along with how the bait was set up, turnover is just starting on that body of water anyway. Tougher then h e l l fishing, I will be targeting smaller lakes for a while...

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