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steeplechaser2

We plan to search for some coho, lakers, chinook, or any fish willing to bite this weekend.  I think we will head out of McQuade.  Any reports yet?  I've seen boats, but not much in the report arena.

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Rick

Anyone have any advice for fishing here?

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Surface Tension

 I'm not planning on getting out for a while yet but I if did I'd start with stick baits on top and back 100-150'. 

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tacklejunkie

I picked up a mess of Bombers and flashback spoons at FC and will head out later this week and will post my report then. The bay is opening up but still a good amount of ice out there

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Jim Almquist

Rice's is ice free but still some ice chunks out there in the bay so slow travel and keep your eyes peeled. Hate to put a hole in the boat this early in the season.

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tacklejunkie

 How long do you think it will be before they put the dock in at Rice Landing?

 

I’ll be heading up towards McQuade either tomorrow morning or Friday morning

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Jim Almquist

This year may be different. Those people may be laid off.

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tacklejunkie

Headed out yesterday and one coho on a spoon trolled behind a board. That, and cold hands.

 

It was nice to be back on in the water

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tacklejunkie

Went out yesterday afternoon after the rain lifted and launched from that smaller dock at Rice Landing

 

I just long lined some surface baits right from the back of the boat. No boards or dipseys

 

Picked up a couple cohos and one laker.  Then nothing for a couple hours except a 4 foot stick.  Water temperature wasn’t even 40° 

 

Should get better when the smelt run.  I can’t wait until the Mn opener 

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