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bigeyes75

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bigeyes75

Anybody doing anything on Minnewaska? Heading up there this weekend. Could use alittle help on were the fish are bitting. Any help would be appreciated.

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strat-o-caster

Going there myself this weekend.. I grew up on the east shore.. My parents still live there. What will you be fishing for, then I can give you a better idea where on the lake to suggest....

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bigeyes75

Planning on fishing for Walleyes and some Muskies. I picked up a map and it looks like a good lake. Just would like alittle imput on some good spots so I don't waste three days searching for fish. I am bringing my wife so, I don't have time to waste. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Bigeyes75

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strat-o-caster

Sorry I have'nt gotten back yet, I will be on the road till Wed night I'll fill you in then. Have you map ready when you read my post.. Strat

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bigeyes75

Strat,

Bought a map and it looks like a good lake. I have also heard that the lake has been terrible the past couple of years. Have you been fishing it at all? Anyways, hope to here from you before I leave for the trip.

Thanks for the info,
Bigeyes75

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Kicker

I'll admitt that i haven't spent too much time on Minnewaska in the spring/summer to give a real accurate report. i did spend a few nights out there recently with dismal results. As for the fall bite though, i wouldn't go anywhere else!! it can be pretty spectacular.

Recent reports that i've heard have not been the greatest. a few fish here and there.

Kicker

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bigeyes75

I am staying right outside of Glenwood. Not quite sure yet. My buddy has a family lake home up there and we get the weekend. I would appreciate any help.

Just wondering if the walleyes are bitting and if the muskies have been bitting?

Also, what have you been using to catch these fish?

A few spots to fish would be helpfull also. Like I stated before, I don't want to waste three days finding a fishing spot.

Thanks for the posts
Bigeyes75

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bigeyes75

I figured out where I am staying. My friend said it is by Peters Resort. He said it is on the east side of the lake. So, Any spots closed to Peters would be helpfull. Thanks.

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strat-o-caster

Well I finally got home, Ok, From Peters Resort looking West there is a nice flat about 1/4 to a 1/2mile to the North, stay right on the weed line fish this area going north till you come to a small Point. 2. Looking north from there you will see a bigger point that's my favorite spot... Good spot for Musky and northerns also. 3. Also in front of the lakeside ballroom ( which just burned down)out there look for a old road that runs east to west and fish along it..4 Very busy lake on the weekends, fish Before 10AM or after 6pm ,5.. Across the lake from Peters is the High School in that area you will find the deepest areas of the lake.. Good Luck!! I hope this helps.

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strat-o-caster

Say Bigeyes75, use green spinners or hammered gold spinners for the eyes, also for northern and muskie between the point 1 and town you will find 4 springs/ well water overflows that run into the lake fish these spots early in the Am cast spinner baits or lipless cranks.. well hope this helps, Look for a white Starcraft on the water this weekend . What kind of boat will you be in??? I'll look for you. Good Luck, Strat....

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bigeyes75

Strat,
I appreciate the advice. I will check out some of those spots. I will be in a 2002 Lund Angler SS. It is white with a 125 merc on it. I also have a Kicker on my boat. Anyways, good luck and maybe I will see you on the water.

Once again thanks for the info.
Bigeyes75

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danny berg

Strat-O-Caster
What are your plans for Waterama? Maybe a trip down memory lane, to the spots we fished as kids, only now we can stop at Torgy's legally

Danny

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strat-o-caster

Dan, sounds good to me!! We'll have to get out and fish together , I'm not sure about Waterama weekend yet.. It would be fun!! grin.gif

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danny berg

I am also going up on the 4th of July weekend, I need to bring back the duckboat and fix it up to sell. Am going to try and get in a few hours trying to find a couple of walleye. If that doesn' work I will try for bass in that spot between your folks place and my grandma's place.

Keep on Fishin'

Danny

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Scott Steil

Fished Minnewaska a couple times this weekend. The bass and bluegill fishing was fantastic. Lots of nice largemouth and smallies plus a few giant bluegills. Man it doesn't get much better. What a great lake!

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Bigeyes, Strat,
So how was the fishing? Friend of mine is staying at Peter's the week of July 7 and I will be taking his family out on the 9th.

Scott, any tips on Bluegill locations? How did you do with the riggers on Watab Tuesday?

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One trip around Watab with the riggers, one nice pike, 8-10 lbs or so. I probably should have been fishing for trout, wow I marked a lot of fish. I did pick up some nice gills in the first spot I tried. The problem was weeding through all the little guys.

The gills are still spawning on Minnewaska, and will be thought this weekend for sure. I would look for them in 5-6 ft of water. You probably won't be able to see the beds but they are there. Go Luck

How was the trout fishing?

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Nice Pike

Trout were a little slow, maybe due to the traffic. Picked up a 19 1/2" and a couple 13". Lost a 16" at the net. Quit at 7p.
Guys using cowbells on riggers seemed to be picking up a few fish.

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