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Has anyone been fishing dean lake yet? I fished it early spring this year, but have not tried this winter.

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Fished Dean on Saturday. Didn't get out there until after 3pm but caught a few sunfish largest being around 8-9 inches, after dark we caught a few small crappies, again around 8-9 inches.

Fished in 17ft off to the side of a small group of houses. Crappie action may have been better but we had two four wheelers spinning circles in the slush during prime time.

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I was there too---I was about 30 seconds from going over and wringing their necks. Some people have absolutely no consideration for others. They started spinning circles about the time the crappies moved in, it spooked them for at least an hour. Granted, the crappies were not huge but I do enjoy catching them. Ended up with about 10 gills and 7 crappies.

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Spent the day on Dean today. Fished from 10:30 to around 6ish in around 17 ft. Caught sunfish and perch most of the day, some keepers but most were small. They all went back in the lake. Best bite was right before dark, but no crappies.

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