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Anyone been on Fish lately? I would like to hit it saturday, and am looking for a ice/panfish report.

Thanks for your time and any info!!

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Labrat,

Welcome to FishingMinnesota.com.

I haven't heard a thing about Fish. The guys at Fish Lake bait in Harris usually have a report. I've never been impressed with the size of the panfish in Fish. Do you know otherwise?

The south end of West Rush has been very consistent for sunfish. Good size and good numbers. Get in about 25' of water just east of Crane Island.

[This message has been edited by Bornofice (edited 01-31-2002).]

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Thanks B.

I was on Fish two winters ago off the south weed line in 38 feet of water. I wasn't having much luck with the minnows so I switched to a tiny glow and euro (why don't we like to say maggots?) larva. Got bite after bite, but never got any to the hole, they were straightining out the hook! Long story short, I haven't got back there since.
I talked to Doug P. at Rush Resort last Thur.
and he was telling me it was a bit slow, so I was thinking "what the heck".

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I should of listened to Harris Bait, instead I headed up to East Rush and did squat! The folks at the shop told me they have been getting "fair" sized Crappies out of Fish this winter.

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