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I notice that the DNR lakefinder doesn't have a survey or map. Is this a really shallow lake, void of any fish? It seems like a pretty good sized lake! Any replies would be appreciated! Thanks!

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i duck hunt on white oak. the average depth we found was probably 6 foot with a couple deeper spots nothin major i would have thought it would be void of fish but when we were making oour predawn trips we saw pike, perch and eyes. but i woouldnt even know where to begin to even try to ice fish it. there was also alot of weeds in there this year everyone was having a hard time running the outboards accrossed it. but if you could find a spot you would probably get some pike and probably perch. if you like pike it woould probably be worth the effort we saw some dandies.
good fishin
grfm

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White Oak and Little White Oak both have small groups of Northern Pike fishermen. There are a lot of Pike out there and at times some decent Perch too. It's shallow, flat fishing with the best areas located in between weed pockets where the are small hard bottom spots. The past couple of seasons low water has really affected this fishery and there are a lot of fish "pushed out" of the shallow weeds into the deeper holes near the "old river channel".

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There is a concrete boat ramp about 3/4 mile South of Deer River. Go South at the Rajala Timber Company on the West side of Deer River. You wind your way through a series of turns, but eventually wind up at the road sign for the access. It would be better to bring a small boat, there's more water there than you might be expecting.

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Early Bird Fishing Guide Service
Phone: 218-246-2375
North-Central Minnesota
Lakes Country
E-mail: [email protected]

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Thanks for the replies! I think I just may bring a canoe out there in late may and see what I can do (assuming there is access to this lake?)

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  • 2 weeks later...

my neighbor own a bait shop in town
he told me it was shallow in the beginning.
he said they finally open up the **** at
winne i haven't fished whiteoak in the winter, only summer from the bank in the water with waders on. faster way to get there
also where cenex is you'll see a dirt road
across the old softball field take that road
follow it around you'll see a sign

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White Oak is very shallow but does hold some fish. It usually holds the first ice of the season and there are guys that spear out there. From experience I have seen a lot of little snakes come out of there. There are some bigger perch in there also but are quite wormy.

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mwk is right, first lake to freeze and the last to thaw.. there's bass in there from what i was told

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