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Was thinking of making my way up to Pelican Lake next week, was wondering how people are doing out there? Hows the ice, what is biting, ect? any info appreciated.

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ghotierman

Still a pretty decent bite...reports are good...ice should be fine...watch for heaves and pressure ridges though...

Some nice slab crappies taken through early ice, including a couple in the 16-17 inch range!

Sunfish have started to come in and some nice 'gills are being caught.

good luck...

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915 Hwy 29 N NE
Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 763-9598

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Thanks for the reply! I think I will give it a go next week.

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Wayne Ek

Pelican is slowing down in the narrows, the past 2 days have been real slow, but the big gills are in. The flats north of the narrows are producing better now than early ice. Becareful of the ice heave in the narrows.

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swampman

are you guys talking about the pelican lake at ashby? if so are they driving on most of the lake? are some of the sunfish the bulls that the lake sometimes kicks out. have a cabin on pommdeterre but didnt get up there much this summer.i dont usually fish pelican that much when i am up there just cant seem to find a consitent bite there in the summer usually can catch a few bass there.anyway any info would be appreciated would like to run up there for a day.if i dont catch anything i can still have one of those big pancackes at the city cafe.

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Wayne Ek

swampman, yes the bull "gills" were biting they started about a week ago and just shut down this week... go figure. I see cars and trucks all over the lake, but I still get nervous driving my ATV on the lake, no large vehicles for me.

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swampman

AGAPE thanks for the info.**** the fishing gods for frowning on me again.

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ghotierman

yes...pelican by ashby....agape has been fishing it since first ice....yes, some are driving...but beware of the heaves...esp. on the narrows...

good luck!

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915 Hwy 29 N NE
Alexandria, MN 56308
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swampman

thank you!!

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