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On 4/16/2018 at 11:16 AM, jkrash said:

We're going to need about 3 weeks of above freezing temps to get rid of the ice, I think at this time we are in trouble for a ice free opener  :2c:

Opener?  I'm getting worried about Quetico the first week in June.:(

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Wakemup

I was hoping to take the week after opener off and spend some time at the cabin getting everything opened up and doing some serious fishing but I think I may need to adjust that plan thanks to Mother Nature!

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JerkinLips

Weather doesn't look great for clearing ice; mid 50's highs and low-mid 30's lows for the next two weeks.  Unless something changes drastically, I still think we are going to be near record late ice out (May 24).

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Cliff Wagenbach

I went out fishing on Big Bay today. 36 inches of solid ice out there!

Cliff

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TomWehler

Sound fun Cliff, sad about ice, will split when ready.

Any Bites?

: )

25 inches on Minnetonka I saw today.

Was out about mile from here musky acres with my Polar Bear Boy fer pannies...no doubt fun and its still hard n still 24"

New med's for Bear n he is feeling great an has some cool studdly strut going on. Big Smiles for almost 12.

Miss my lil island cabin n docks.........but........no fooling round with Mother Nature.

Think good thinks, be safe, enjoy it all.

Keep on rocken!

 

Tommy

 

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TomWehler

Fun stuff, nice catch, beautys.

  • Mmmmmm Sizzling sides of yummy goodness!

T

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Wakemup
16 hours ago, Cliff Wagenbach said:

Bear looks good and looks like he is enjoying life!

Got a few eating sized fish today. Enough for a couple of meals for Jean and I!

Couple of real nice bluegills in the bunch!

 

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Those look good!

Now the question is, do you scale them and cook them skin on or separate the filet from the skin?

I became a fan about 5 years ago of scaling and leaving the skin on for some extra crisp!

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SkunkedAgain

Crispy tail fins!

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snagger

Has anyone heard what they'll do about the City Auto Glass walleye tourney if the ice isn't off by May 19? Even if the ice is off....will they close Pike Bay?

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Cliff Wagenbach

Wakemup,

I also like them scaled and the skin crispy but hate all of those scales every where so I fillet them with no skin.

Cliff

I have not heard any news about the City Auto Glass.

Pike Bay will be open to fishing. Ice being off of it will be close!

Cliff

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TomWehler

Scaled n skin on after gut n de-head. Wash n batter n sizzle. Fork at Dorsel n whole fillet falls onto plate or butter bun or hounds mouth. : ). Mmmmm sooo good.      I dream melt ice at Nine inches per week starting today -  Pike bay be open day before opener clear out to Marauderville. Then Bonnie n I n Polar Bear do opener on Docks as per our tradition. Dreams are fun.   Then everyone wants to can enjoy the fever reducer that is our sweet Vermilion. Big Smiles. Maybe weekend after opener?  All good but just miss our lil chunk of paradise x million. An lake friends n nuts.  Think warm thinks!  Thanks for letting me post some n butt in on threads a bit. Still two feet of snow here n same ice an nothing to do outside easy.  Peace...     T

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OhioVike

Tom, good thoughts now we need good weather!

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