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Bill Powell

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Bill Powell

Twas the perfect day for Perch fish'n NO WIND. I took my son and Dad out from High Banks Resort there roads are in good condition with little circles plowed in several places for you to get out to fish once you get out a mile you can still get around well with a four wheel drive just watch out for drifts saw many wheel houses still roaming around.You can still get through without a extension but if you dont shovel first your auger motor will be sucking snow when you go thruogh and right now a good auger seems to be your most important weapon. WE fished a little hump and found the most fish in 30 feet of water to start of with I drilled 10 holes I didnt even get them all cleaned out and turned around they were pulling fish out seemed we hit a mother load but we soon found out you would only get a couple in one hole and have to move by the end of the day I drilled 25 holes and we just kept trolling picking off the agressive ones we ended up keeping 40 over 9 inches with many in the 10 to 11 inch range and two that were just over 12. buck shot spoons with a four inch dropper line seemed to be the lure of choise for us but a good auger is a must.

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fishnutbob

Hey Bill, That dropper hook can be real effective when its a tuff bite I do the same thing for sunfish. Good report

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Bill Powell

We caught them on minnows. Two times I used waxies but they wouldnt hit them.

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Yellow Dog

Great report! We should have tried a dropper for perch at LOTW last weekend.

Are you using grubs or minnows?

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myzee13

Just got back yesterday from Winnie. We fished through Becker's....very nice people and accomidations. I would reccomend them to anyone! We also did decent with the fishing, with many fish in the 10"-11" range. We also cought quite a few nice pike. We fished in 17' and stayed in the house.....-37 degrees Friday morning and not a whole lot warmer the whole weekend. Call me old fashioned, but a warm shack and a few beers is more appealing than jumping around trying to keep snotcicles off you face!
Like I said, we had a great time and hats off to Dale and Jean Becker...thanks for the great weekend!!!!!!

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