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opener stories is over,now I plan to share my experiences and hope everyone will do the same"we're in this together"(Red Green). fri. night brought 3 eyes for wishiniwasfishin(16,19,21in.)sat. [email protected] with crankbaits 3 in 6fow and 1 in 12fow.The crappie bite has also been good. water temps are ranging from 52-56 degrees. Mornings have been slow (for us) for crappies and walleye. Crappies in late afternoon and walleyes after dark.

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We had ditto results last weekend Slim, nine guys managed only a couple of walleyes but absolutely smoked the crappies so we didn't really care. We landed a few northerns and lost a few more on crappie jigs and light line. A member of another group at our resort caught a 30 inch, scrawny, spawned out muskie on a jig and minnow.

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Slim-

Give me a call or an email when you get this, i have that tip for you so you have it for the weekend.

612-386-0731

warndahl(at)aero(dot)und(dot)com

-wishin

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2dalake - where are you finding those crappies ? Or do you know were I can find them in Walker Bay / Steamboat Bay. I'll be up there this weekend, I have two young boys that would get a kick out of some good crappie fishing..

Also Does anyone know what the weather report is up there this weekend ?

Thanks

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The weather is going to be about the same as the cities, chances of rain fri.,sat.,sun., but not a total wash out. the temps will be 50's for highs and mid 40's for lows. wind will be 10-20 mph depending on the day. it won't be hot and sunny for picnics but it is good fishing weather. the crappies have been in the extreme shallows (as if yoy were casting from shore. Any of the shallow bays that commonly hold crappies such as steamboat would be a good choice. Also support the loacal bait shops and they are usually good for the current reports.

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We're staying at Shores of Leech Lake Resort for the Memorial weekend. I'm a little familiar with the Mounds Point area, which is close. I've heard that there is a pretty good crankbait bite for walleyes around Walker Bay or Kabekona Bay bite at night. Anybody have any particular cranks that are favorites for Leech? Most of my time on Leech, which isn't much time, is fishing with bait. We'll probably try jigging, slip bobbing, and live baits also. I'll be sure to report back after we get back.

Thanks!

MJ

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RonS,

Try Miller Bay or Shingobee, when the sun is out they are up shallow and if not they are suspended over the basin just off the shallow spots.

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Also, we didn't try it this year, but the reeds in Kabekona on your way into Benedict is usually good.

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