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Hey,

Heading up to chase some crappie on URL and was thinking about throwing in some perch as well (probably third river flowage area). I was wondering if you've heard anything and if you'd be around sometime this weekend?

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Hey Flashman..half of the Drake team here, unfortunately this is the half who's been away from the area for a few days, heading back tomorrow. Talking to Mike last night, he said that some of the folks were doing good on the crappies at URL, but forgot to ask him how the folks did that were going to hit Blackduck and/or Winnie for the perch this week. Definitely stop in when your up that way this weekend! When I get back tomorrow I'll find out what happened this week and do an update on here, and hopefully I'll have some pictures to download to ours as well.

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Flashman~Did you make it to the lake on Friday? Got the chores done around here and folks checked in so we were able to head to Upper Red late Friday afternoon for a few hours. All we had was one that I lost in the hole, then just a few feet from us were some folks from here and they caught six (then yesterday the two of them caught 23). This afternoon half of the Drake team is back up there to see if the luck will change for him.

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Yeah, we made it to the lake early Friday afternoon. We ended up with a dozen between 12 and 14.5 inches on Friday and a bunch of nice perch. Saturday was a different story, only iced 2 crappies, had a big northern break off and some decent walleyes mixed in over the weekend as well. Man did it get cold Saturday night, we had close to -30 7 miles north of Blackduck.

One of these times I have to stop in to meet you. Maybe this weekend.

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Glad you were able to get into them on Friday. We were thinking that with the temps the way they dropped Saturday night we wouldn't see many fish coming through here, but there were groups of two who came back with 30, 23, 27, 30, and some keeping just a few but playing catch and release of what they said would've amounted to limits.

One thing that we started hearing more about starting Saturday was the schools of fish showing up on the Vexilars, and a hot and heavy bite lasting for about a 1/2 hour. Not everyone has been that lucky, but at least we're starting to hear that, and heard it again from the guys coming in last night. The time frame has been in the 5/5:30 to around 8:30, picking up a few here and there after that. Glow colors have been mostly the green the last couple of days, with red also picking up a few, and had a couple guys say that the Angel Eye Jr. that are pink with the green glow in the middle have produced really well.

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