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Where to fish with the wife along?


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Hey guys, wanna go out Sunday for awhile. Was wondering if there's a lake around the Monticello/Buffalo area that has a good panfish bite going. My wife gets bored REAL fast with icefishing, but she loves sunfish! (and crappies too...but don't we all?)
If I can keep her interested she "mite git ta likin' dis here icefishin' ting"...--AK

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Well, didn't get out this weekend. Worked on the basement somemore...
Realized that my tackle box is gone missing! (It was brand new)...oh well, gotta replace it this week.
Still would like to know if around Monticello there is a good panfish bite for the wife and I to "engage" in...Thx for any good info.--Andy

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Try Constance, just to the northwest of Pulaski on Co. 113(across 25). Out from the access on the north side in 6 to 8 ft of water should produce action for sunfish. Stay in the weeds and you should do fine. Not a lot for large fish, but the action is usually good.

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Cool...thanks a lot Hydro...she likes panfish action... smile.gif

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...hey, I just pulled up the DNR Lakefinder Data for Constance (which happens to be my wife's name, how cool is that!)...it shows great panfish numbers for the Survey Year 2001. Thanks again...

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Hydro...you out there?
Went to Constance tonight. Lots of action. Marked tons-o-fish. Caught 15, mostly smallish (5"-6") sunfish where I was at, (out from the ramp, veering a little south) in 14', released them all. I talked to 2 other guys who were about 30 yards (in 15') and 60 yards (in 18') respectively, to the south of me. They were catching some crappies (these were tiny, though)...
My question to you is...have you ever fished the opposite side of the lake? I mean there wasn't one single house past the area in front of the access where we were at.
One of the guys I spoke with, was his first time there too. We looked at my lakemap and wondered about the 23' hole (on the other side of the lake).
We both walked over and talked to the third guy and asked him if anyone fishes the other side and said he was over there once and it was shallow. Wonder if he knew of the 23' hole on the map?

Do you know why no one was over there? Is there dangerous ice or something?

[This message has been edited by ackotz (edited 02-09-2003).]

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