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The Yeti

Eyes or slabs on these lakes? (see inside)

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The Yeti

Anyone ice fish these lakes? Used to go up the Vergas and fish them quite a bit. Mostly walleyes. Have not been up in a few years but thinking about it. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks much.
- Rose lake
- Spirit lake
- Lake 5 and 6
- Trowbridge (leek?) lake

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Havin' Fun

Walleyes are in there. If you get into them, they are going to be pretty nice sized. Some serious slab crappies in here!!!

Walleyes too are in there. Fished pretty hard. Crappies are probably a better choice.

Not the best walleye producer. Decent panfishing lake though.

Private. No public access. Need to get access from Fairhills resort and I don't think you will get much. Who knows though.

Some walleyes. Old neighboor of mine has a 30" on his wall from there. Best bet for crappies.

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Fishin' Man

Have fished it a little for crappies. West finger or what ever you want to call it. there is a spot I'm sure you would find it full of fish houses. Crappies usually is what they catch haven't fished it in acouple years. Nice thing about that spot is there is some deep water near and you can set some tip ups up and wait to see if anything goes off. They have a lot of two digit northerns in there. Have heard of catching walleyes on the east side of the lake near the sharp drop but that is during the summer.

If your thinking around 5 and 6 why don't you take a gander at 7 (scalp) try your luck. There should be houses out there around the island just south of the access. Don't remember the lake off the top of my head for much structure just fished the lake acouple times myself but I want to say there is a ridge or an island just south of the access and also have fished the NW corner during the summer and caught some walleyes. IF you find them they are usually decent.

Good Luck Keep us posted

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