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cam7069

13 inches of solid ice on Green today, ice was consistent everywhere was hole hopping all day.

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monstermoose78
1 hour ago, cam7069 said:

13 inches of solid ice on Green today, ice was consistent everywhere was hole hopping all day.

Which green lake?

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cam7069

By  Princeton

 

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Todd Kasch

Are they driving on green lake in Princeton yet!

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monstermoose78

Some idiots are !! There is thinner spots out there and someone is going to go in.

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Todd Kasch

Thanks for the info.

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Kelly Oman

How much ice on green now? How are the crappies biting?

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monstermoose78

About the same not enough to drive all over without checking 

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Kelly Oman

Any updates on the ice?

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cam7069

15 inches

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monstermoose78

People are driving all

over be smart what you are driving out and what your towing. Also go slow going fast busts up the roads

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Kelly Oman

Went to green yesterday afternoon/evening. Didnt do so well. Marked fish,but they seemed finicky. I threw everything I had at them only caught 3 keepers and a handful of small ones. Has the bite been like this or just me? Any other lakes around producing decent crappies? O just wanna bring home a meal of fish

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monstermoose78

That has been my luck around here this year. Just can’t get on a good bite. I will have do some more scouting to find a solid bite around here.

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birdguy

North Goose was producing crappies fairly steady earlier along with some decent sunfish. Ice was 14.5 last weekend but, the bite was slow and you have to remember the limit is five for crappies on this lake. Checked with a couple of home owners on West Rush who keep fish houses on that lake, they said the ice last weekend was averaging 14 inches. Not quite enough for me to feel safe taking out the wheel house but I will after a few days of this cold spell.  

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birdguy

Was on West Rush yesterday crappie fishing. 18 - 18.5 inches of ice was the norm. The bite was slow but I came home with enough for dinner. Fished from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. over the holes south of Cigar Island. I may have to put the auger extension on soon? It sure saves on the back once the ice gets thicker, especially in a wheel house where you're already up an extra foot or so when you drill.

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HunterFisher11

Ok so was up in the Princeton area for the weekend visiting my uncle and decided to try green, did not pan out so well moved at lest 4 times with the wheel house and was pretty much the same thing lot of small perch!!!! For the weekend got 4 crappie and one northern oooo and a ton of perch!!!! Will be back up there in a couple of weeks just wondering is everybody have this kind of luck? Have fished it in the past and did not do to bad.. Just wondering how everyone else has been doing lately??

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monstermoose78

You have keep moving with crappies during the day on Green. After dark the perch activity slows down and that is when the crappie fishing is better for most. The perch are always thick in green and allow the pike to quickly and the eyes. 

 

During the day the crappies roam the deep basin area of green lake and are on the move chasing the food down. These are my favorite fish to target. It will require lots of holes to be cut, but is a good way to put numbers on the ice. During the day wax worms or plastics are great.

 

after dark I like to set up some the shallower flats or structure in green. Don’t just think of the big sunken island. There are many smaller ones that produce better for me. After dark I like glow jigs with a minnow, rattle spoons that glow, and plastics that glow.

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gimruis

Mobility is a problem with a wheel house. Moving 4 times during one outing is not nearly enough. If you aren’t catching the fish you want after 10 minutes, move. Don’t just sit there in that wheel house.

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