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Woodbury area lakes


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Curious if anyone has any info about the little lakes around Woodbury. I have fished Colby once, didnt really hit it to seriously got a bunch of perch. Ive heard decent things about Powers and intend to give it a shot. What about lakes like Markgrafs, fish, bailey? Any sort of info would be great. Plus, any up to date ice info about them.

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I have had a fair amount of experience with some of those lakes. Shoot me an e-mail and I can tell you a little more about them, and maybe even get together to hit them at some point. [email protected]

keep fishin'

wall-i-king

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wall-i-king, I'd be interested too if you're sharing. grin.gif I have some other spots in the metro I could let you in on in return. I'm almost entirely catch & release in the metro & prefer the smaller, less-traveled lakes to the circus! Just moved to Eagan & am starting to think about exploring some of the smaller lakes. Thanks!

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Evidently (Contact US Regarding This Word) (without the space) it now verboten...

that would be .com...yeesh...

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Wall-i-king, Ill be dropping you an email.

For the most part Im a C&R guy myself aswell, and defineatly would practice C&R when fishing the smaller lakes Im looking into.

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Wall-i-king brought me out to a lake last winter in the area and we didn't have great success but I went back in the spring and nailed the crappies, nothing huge but I couldn't keep them off the hook. I would be interested in getting out withe some people in the area. Let me know when your thinking about getting out and I am in. I am mostly C&R as well, especially in the metro area. [email protected].

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I AM FROM WOODBURY AND I SPENT MY LIFE FISHING EVERY LITTLE LAKE AROUND, I REMEMBER WHEN WOODBURY WAS CORN FIELDS, AND I AM ONLY 27 YEARS OLD. IF YOU GUYS WANT TO SWAP SOME INFO DROP ME A EMAIL [email protected] , I AM ON MY WAY NOW TO DROP A LINE IN ONE OF THOSE PONDS.

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Made it out to Powers friday night for a few hours. Didnt measure the ice but estimate it to be 4" around the pier. I fished right infront of the pier, didnt want to venture out to far on my own at night. Caught nothing but perch.

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Never icefished Markgrafs, but used to hit it a lot in the summer and had decent luck on largemouths, and the crappie bite really turned on around dusk. I heard about someone icefishing out there and they said they didnt get anything. Its a very shallow lake, and i imagine you really have to look for fish. A vexilar would be necessary there im thinkin

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Ive checked a map of markgrafs seems to be a shallow basin maxing out around 9'. If there are any fish I would imagine they would be hanging out in the deepest water or any deeper structure.

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