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We are going to be up on Thurs for the first time on open water. Hitting Red for a day on the way to LOW. Would like to get into some active fish, and have fished out of Morts during the winter. Where is our best bet for finding active fish this week?

We plan to pick up some tube jigs as that appears to be the weapon of choice from what I have been reading. How many minnows we gonna need? Thanks for any help!!

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CAMO, I fished her Fri-Sat. on the south end. To make a long story short- GOT SPANKED! and humbled! Two on Friday and two on Sat. What I thought was the ticket two weeks ago is no longer. There were a few limits comeing in but you had to be on the right spot useing the right bait or you were out of luck. Maybe things were different on the East side. From what I here the weather has a lot to do with the bite. Two days of good calm weather = good bite.

Note: I am far from an expert on the subject, and am only repeating what I have heard and expirienced.

Had a great time fishing, and all four crappies are still swiming. Good luck!

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well, it looks like we may luck out with the weather assuming the forecast holds. Hopefully we can find something that works....

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We had a blast up there Friday and Saturday, HH sorry to hear about your luck confused.gif Friday was the better crappie day, we got 16 then and finished up our 4 on Saturday. That and at least 10 walters per crappie made for catching a lot of fish, plus I had a 38 inch northern say hello also. When the walleye season opens that lake is going to be the closest thing to heaven this state has ever seen. It was great seeing the Hillmans, Goose and Kelly P and Patsi also. Lots of fun! grin.gif

DB

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friday and saturday, 200 plus eyes, 9 Crappie, dozens of sheepies, a couple perch, and two 15 lb Northern, all cpr'd except 7 Crappies (burp)

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Myself and 2 others fished from 10-4 on sat. Caught one crappie(on first cast of the day), 1 perch, 4,579 sheephead and as many eyes. Many of the walleyes looked a bit on the skinny side. Had a blast------won't be back till hard water.

jeff

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Coming up Thursday, wondering what time was best for the crappies? Any during the day? First time on the soft water, any tips would be appreciated? cool.gif

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Sounds like alot of hit & miss on the slabs, but I guess if we are kept busy by the 'eyes, I will not complain. Would be nice to have some for the frying pan, but I would rather catch fish that have to be released all day long rather than a slow day catching only a couple fish to keep... Thanks for the heads up... guessing we will get a fair amount of bait for the day, just in case...

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traxx, on Red, where the wind can come up and blow you off at any time, get out when you can, but if you have a choice, as always with crappies, that last hour of daylite can be magical.

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How many scoops of minnows are most guys going out with for a day. 3 guys... 5 scoops??? only minnows working?? Thanks... can hardly wait...

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Just curious, are the URL crappies as good eating out of the warm water as they are in the winter or are they a little mushy?

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Went out Friday 6/17 with my dad - fished 11:30am-8pm. We caught 22 Walleye (21.5" largest) and 6 sheephead in 7-8' near the Tamarac River and also near the cribs to the west. Only one boat out of a dozen we asked caught one crappie. The walleye were biting when the wind picked up somewhat. Everything went back. We saw one guy catch a 37" pike. We went through two scoops of minnows plus a dozen crawlers and leeches.

Where are the crappies?

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Two of us went Thursday 6/16, ended up with about 15 walleyes,12 sheepies and 2 crappies. The crappies were caught on shrimpos in 4 & 9 FOW. The walleyes and sheephead were biting on plain red/white and blue/white tubes. We also had a 40"+ northern break off on a jump by the boat. It hit on a shrimpo.The crappies were just as tasty as in the winter. grin.gif

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We're looking at hitting Red this Friday (6/24) with hopes that the wind is kept in check. So please keep the updates coming.

My bro was up at the end of May and said it was pretty slow - kept a pair of slabs and hooked a few eyes.

Thanks much.

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I am no expert on URL... I fish it maybe 5 times a year....

But, from what I hear, at or near the end of June the Crappie fishing is nil till sometime in the fall again... and of course the mid to late winter months.

From the reports this looks to be true. So far?

Good Luck

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