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Anybody fish the Pine lake area West of Finlayson? The Crappie bite was fantastic last year, but this year its been terrible. Any ideas on what happened? I know weather has not helped, but I haven't been able to pick up more than a couple of Crappies here and there. It would be great if someone had any ideas.

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i have not fished big pine in many years but i was expeirencing a similer problem on the lake that i'm on (up by mille lacs) found that if i leave my boat on shore and fish from the dock i cought a lot more fish!!!!

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da king, I think they all sprouted wings and left. Even fishing from shore, proves unsuccesful for me! I waited till the water temp was right for spawning and tried around the shallows. Nuttin. Been trying ever since, and no luck. Signed....Perplexed.

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