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Anyone drivin out on Osakis?????

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I would not advise driving at all.
The ice is 8-10-12 inches AT BEST.
I wait till 2-3 feet or my wheels stay on shore. I personally don't have a extra couple thousand dollars to pay in fines.
It might also be hard to fish again if you are dead...think about it!

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I was wondering if anyone was driving out on Lake Osakis yet? Also, what is the ice conditions like up there? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

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Thanks Skeets for the comment. I drove out on the north side of the lake last weekend. We did fairly well, however, a lot of small walleyes, only 8 within the slot limit. This weather does help any. Thanks for the response.

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where exactly did ya catch the walleyes. i have been searching all over the lake the last 2 weeks for walleyes or crappies. Any suggestions? what depths are u in, and are they suspended? Any info would be great.

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Osakis Resort,
We were over by the Holiday resort off the shoreline in about 17-25 feet of water. The bottom was sandy and we were about 12-18" off bottom. A lot of small walleyes under 15 inches, but it was still fun.

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bigfishin20~
Thanks, ill have to check it out. Ive been fishing at smith lake the last week. Caught a bunch of crappies. Some good sized ones too. And a 7lb northern. Mostly in evenings. Any one else been catching fish in or around Osakis?

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Osakis Report,
I have been on Osakis for the last three weeks. I spend about 3 nights a week sleeping out there and have had some success. The weekend was great, but the fish have moved as of the las two days. I only fish walleyes and am on a small hump. The low light times have been good, but the bes fishing has been late at night. Midnight - around 4 am. I am going to move my house deeper and will be looking around the 28-34 foot mark. Moon glows and small shinners have worked for me, but I always have my buckshot rattler in the water. I gave given angle eyes a fair shot this year, and haven't caught a fish on them yet. I am hoping that the NW Angle will be the ticket for Angle Eyes this weekend. I don't care if anyone fishes BY me, but I only need my girlfriend on top of me. Good Luck.
Zimm

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Zimm~
Hey, thanks for the help, i fished out in front of battle pt. last night, around those houses, in 24 ft. not a thing, i even droped the camera down and didnt see anything. are u fising the north end or south? I would love to find some fish and stay out, but dont have a house big enough. good luck. keep the info comin

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Osakis Resort,
I will tell you exactly where I am over e-mail. Drop me a line.
mykel_zimmerman@mail.lpge.k12.mn.us

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