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Can anyone tell me how much snow is on the lakes in the Grand Rapids area?? Will be fishing Bowstring and Cutfoot this weekend.

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Greg Clusiau

Ivan21,

I don't know how it will be this coming weekend because we're getting a little snow right now but I was out on Bowstring two weekends ago and it was fantastic traveling across and around the lake. Not much snow and very good ice. According to the forecast, I think you'll be okay.

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Ivan21,

Yes, we got some nice perch and crappies but the crappies were a bit smaller than usual with the largest going around 11". Tough, finicky, small-bait bite.

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GRFM,

Neither. Was working on a slow-tapered shoreline flat.

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The nice thing about Bowstring is that there are many spots from the South Shore to the North Shore to the rock piles, depressions, mid-lake humps that can hold crappies. I have about 6 spots on my GPS that I reference quite a bit for crappies and they can usually be found near those locations. This year I did good on the North Shore out of Snug Harbor! You have to look for them, but it has been good for me the last few years.

GC...Talked to my neighbor yesterday and he had one of those big lakers follow his lure up and look at it! He and I have caught Lakers 10-26 pounds fishing Whitefish Bay and said this fish was close to 15 pounds!! I am not sure those fish are going to make it out there! They don't seem to be adjusting or wanting to readily feed naturally. Well I am trying Summit lake this weekend for Lakers up here in Alaska, should be good!

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