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Well last night I tried to launch my boat at the new landing on Howard Lake. The landing was to shallow to get my boat off the trailer. I had my front tires in the water so they were the only thing left on the concrete slab and I still couldn't get it off. It is a pretty nice landing but I think that they need to dig it out a little. Last year I had pull a guy out that had backed his front tires off the concrete into the sand. Real flat landing.
I am planning on hitting Pulaski, Rock and Maple this weekend to try to track down some slabs. The water temp at the landing on Howard was 51 degrees.

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I'll be out this weekend sometime if it doesn't rain. Water temps look like they are warming up. It was 45 degrees last time I was out and the fishing was slow.

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Was on Clearwater last weekend with fair success. We caught plently for a fish fry! Would like to get back out this weekend, but I've got a wedding to go too.. LUCKY ME!!!! Following weekend we are off for Sturgeon fishing, so looks like my crappie season is all over!

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What?!? everybody too busy reelin'em in to put up a post? That's not my evcuse (I WISH). Maybe this next week though.

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Which access is best on Clearwater? I would like to head out and try to find some crappies but I have spent very little time on this lake? Is the water real low where I need to watch out for knocking my lower unit off in spots? Any help would be great. I will pick up a map. Any bays better than others?

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The water on clearwater is low right now . It is common for a lower unit to be tore up on it . I will say this thou you bust up your boat .9 times out of 10 you will know remember it grin.gif.. the recent rain we got did hepl some , could use quite a bit more .

As for the launchs,, i would say a newbie should use the BoBs bay landing. Puts you right in on the main lake. The Black Pool Landing you have to drive though narrow spot.

A number of years ago a buddy picked up a Brand new boat and wanted to have me with him breaking it in on clearwater since i live on it .He wanted to do it all in one afternoon . In the end while doing approx 64mph i Said to him " Dont do anything at all and just look over the side of the boat" .. He Did And then and then went to slow down .I yelled at him " Speed Back up before you hit!!!" The spot is about 3 feet deep and not real big. I did have him across it many times before the full bore ride. I just never told him to look down grin.gif hahah

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Hey Duckbill...Pulaski's access is plenty deep...it's just in poor shape, due to the ice heaving up onto shore. (Pushed some of the concrete slabs up). There are two ramps, side-by-side (with a dock in between, that is half submerged!)...last week the crappies weren't biting, but then again, the cold snap caused that. I imagine this weekend should be better, however a new front is moving in tonight! (Chance of rain tomorrow and Sunday)

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HEY MODERATOR! WHERE DID MY POST FROM YESTERDAY GO? IT WAS AT ABOUT THIS TIME OF DAY. I GUESS FISHING MN DOSENT LIKE CURRENT REPORTS OR SOMETHING OR AM I BEING BLACKBALLED FROM FISHING MN?

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fishfearme....my screw-up and I apologize. I was trying to edit (actually add) to your post about the crapps on Clearwater and everything I did went bye-bye. I will not do that again! And yes we do want updated info, please email me on this, if you wish to do so. smile.gif Nav

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Central MN rivers & lakes

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I found them on Pulaski on Saturday afternoon. A lot of small ones though. There were plenty of boats too.

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Most Wright & Meeker cty lakes are producing panfish right now! I absolutely love this time of year. smile.gif Nav

ps. The smaller lakes can be real sleepers, BUT please practice C&R. Keep a few and toss back the rest. wink.gif

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Central MN rivers & lakes

[This message has been edited by Navigator (edited 04-26-2004).]

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