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jeff beeding

coming to 8th crow wing in august

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jeff beeding

my wife and i are coming up to 8th crow wing at the end of august she has never been up north that far. its been 20 yrs since ive been there so i was wondering how the fishing is going and what the gas prices are up there ha ha ha

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Blaze

Jeff - gas prices have come down a bit lately. Runnin' about $4.19/gallon now. Not too bad considering how far north they have to haul it, etc. Fishin' in Aug. can be iffy too - hopefully you won't have too much shore ice to break at that time. Never can tell though with these northern MN summers! grin.gif

Sorry - couldn't resist. I haven't hit the Crow Wing chain this year yet, so I don't have anything to add but sarcasm. Hope you have a great time...and I'm guessing it won't be 20 years before you go back again!

Take care,

-Blaze

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bigbucks

Fished some of the chain on Saturday, went through lots of bait. Caught gobs of sunfish, also some walleyes, bass, perch, & one northern, non stop action. Gas prices are in the $2,10-2.20 range I'd say.

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Gonebassin

Never fished 8th, but have fished 2nd/3rd/5th/6th. If 8ths is similar, very good bass and panfish lakes. WE just returned from 3rd and the bass and northern fishing were excellent, along with the crappie. Spinnerbaits and plastic worms for the bass and small jigs and minnows/leaches for the crappie. Northern on spinners, cranks.

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