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monstermoose78

I think I need more pike in there

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Took the owners of Baby Beaver Baits and my boss Brian out fishing in the wind and  caught a few fish. All gills over 9 went back and all crappies over 12 were released. Best bait was 3 mm jig with a

Went out to lake that I have not been on in many years and the nice gills wanted to play eat the pink impluse mayfly and I was all about that game. 8-11 feet of water away from the crowds on a nice in

Nice fish!  I was out near mille lacs area and the frog bite was killing it. Had a handful in the 17-20” range. 

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On 12/31/2018 at 6:51 PM, monstermoose78 said:

I think I need more pike in there

 

My old azz eyes misread your post a little!

Might need a scope or night vision goggles for keeping up! 😀😄😅

 

 

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19 minutes ago, machinist24 said:

Does anybody know if green lake is clear enough for spearing? Went to Spectacle and didn’t have any luck.

Yes green has spears out there!

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OK thanks. I’ve never speared Green Lake and only fished it a few times I’ll have to go scout it out tomorrow.

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4 minutes ago, machinist24 said:

OK thanks. I’ve never speared Green Lake and only fished it a few times I’ll have to go scout it out tomorrow.

They spear in front of the access on the break line

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My old man used to spear out there years ago but it got too murky for him so he moved to another lake.  That lake can sometimes turn into pea soup in the summer and if we get an early freeze up the water tends to stay like that all winter.

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That is true but it can be good if the water is ok

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On 1/3/2019 at 7:13 PM, machinist24 said:

OK thanks. I’ve never speared Green Lake and only fished it a few times I’ll have to g scout it out tomorrow.

Went to green yesterday tired spearing it was to murky could only see my decoy about a foot below the ice. Decided to Spectacle good water clarity but didn’t see anything.

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Cover some miles today and fished some hit list lakes. South Stanchfield is full of 4-6 inch bullheads. No other fish were caught but bullheads and someone was tossing them on the ice before was there. Fishing was slow at all the lakes and the size was lacking. Sorry no photos as I was running and gunning like a mad moose. No fish were worthy of a photo anyways. 

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10 hours ago, machinist24 said:

Went to green yesterday tired spearing it was to murky could only see my decoy about a foot below the ice. Decided to Spectacle good water clarity but didn’t see anything.

 

The last DNR population assessment in that lake produced a 44 inch pike.  Obviously there's no way to know if that fish is still in there right now but there's very few lakes of that size around here that have pike that large anymore.  That's an enormous pike even for a lake like Mille Lacs.

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I am trying to decide where to go fishing Sunday night?

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Live update from Mille Lacs Lake missed 4 so far! Buddy got a 14.5. 27feet jigging silver buckshot

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Here walleyes or perch or something 

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walleyes be biting

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So here are some pictures of the Mille Lacs trip with my brother last weekend. Total I remember catching 5 myself. Some were caught after I went sleep lol!

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The rocks south side

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Got call from grandma asking for some fish, so when grandma asks I go fishing. Caught a good number of fish in the first half hour and it slowed a bit, but it was still a good day.13D6259D-2AAC-41EC-B387-4FB727A2E0E3.thumb.jpeg.e16cb75bc21a9c4c1fba04fd92158ee1.jpeg

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How are thing on the lakes? I have been too busy to get out and check?

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Once the wife leaves for work it’s fishing time! I got to try to scout out a spot for the get together.

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Good luck Nick!

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Good luck Nick!

Thanks Borch. Are you out looking for cats today?

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Tomorrow. 

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Well I found a bunch of small gills but I did not fish where the areas I wanted to due to the snow levels. Not many out on the today but the road is plowed as I made it out in my car. I took the car to prevent me from trying to go to places I would want. I got a few keeper sized gills. 

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Wow the fish were on fire but little. I caught so many 4-7 inch gills and one 3 over 7 inches. Crappies were harder to come by and 5-7 inches. 

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There is a crust cret jigs but the side by side was moving around well. The access is getting soft Baxter would be easier on and off. I think you come in from the west side of blue so you would be ok. The ice was around 24-30 inches

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