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Big Pond Rookie Coming


DaBigDog

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I'm bringing a Big Pond rookie this Saturday and was wondering how the ice and fishing are this week on the SE side (Cove, Wahkon, Isle). We're travelling with a 2-up and flip up house, so we're fairly mobile.

You guys were VERY helpful last time I came up that way, so I thought I'd ask here first, before calling the resorts.

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walleye action has tapered off.. infact to nill for me.. plenty of perchies.. ice was solid..

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Thanx for the info. I'm looking for big perchies so that will help. Are they in the bay or have they 'spirited' away?

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I was up last weekend and did okay on both walleyes and perch fishing out of Cove Bay access in 32 FOW about 1/2 mile east of Spirit. Could catch a ton of small perch going small with a demon and waxies, but the jumbo's I caught (7) over nine inches came on fatheads. I landed three walleyes Sat night between 10pm and 11:30pm, but only one keeper and two in the slot. Nothing on Sunday though. Wilderness Warmth was beginning to move his houses out and closer to the deep water near Spirit Island which is suppose to be better for perch around this time of the year.

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Yep. I was out last year at this time and got some REALLY NICE perch. That was out by Spirit. Then the next weekend I stayed in the bay, while everyone else went farther out, and limited out on 11+ inch perch.

One more question - How's the slush and water situation on top of the ice? With the snow a couple of weeks ago, and now the warm weather.... Doesn't sound good...

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