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fish_time

Ice fishing a pit lake

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fish_time
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 The best part of mining, is the lake that is left when the ore is gone. Let us show you how we catch trout on a pit lake. Enjoy.

 

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leech~~

Cool, learned a lot from your wife!  :)   How long ago was this?

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perchking

Great video, we have a hand full of pit lakes by us but I have never fished them. It’s my understanding that some of them are close to 400 feet deep, not sure how accurate that is but that’s what I have been told. 

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knoppers

I think  some pits get close to 650' deep. I only fished them in summer, never winter.

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fish_time

For anyone questioning the date this was filmed, it was the last week of trout season. Unfortunately I was not able to post it till trout season was over due to family needs. Also,if your interested in fishing pit lakes. Go to the DNR lake finder and type in "pit". Be very careful when ice fishing them. I feel the ice is never as thick and they tend to have springs. 

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mikemac

Thanks for sharing your video. What a fun time and I really enjoyed watching it. Quality time with the family-priceless!

Mike

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