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French Spaniel

Has anyone fished Chesterwoods lately. I haven't fished it in the winter. Where is the best spot to get on the water? Can you drive on the lake? Had good luck fishing it in the spring for bluegills. Are the crappies that people catch caught on wax worms and spikes? Thanks for the info.

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French spaniel,

The access is from the parking lot by the boat landing. I've never seen anyone drive on the ice there. I guess I've never thought about driving out because it is not that far to walk to the far reaches of the reservior.

Spikes seem to work for me over waxies. The glow jigs seems to also make a difference. YMMV.

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Chesterwoods has been a lot of fun this winter. Lots of 7 1/2 to 8 1/2 inch bluegills. If you are in the right spot you can not keep two lines in the water. Recently the crappies have seemed to pick up and they are nice size. BUT...with this sunny and warmer weather the fish have seemed to have moved. My HOT spot is no longer hot. I have tried different depths but have not found them yet.

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French Spaniel

Thanks for the info on Chesterwoods. I might have to try this weekend. How far in have you been walking? I know there are a lot of trees. Have most of the holes by the trees been productive. Thanks!

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